Tapioca Pudding (Vanilla)


In a saucepan combine:


2 3/4 c. milk

1 beaten egg

1/3 c. sugar

4 T. minute tapioca (or 3T for a less thick pudding)


Wait 5 minutes.  Heat (stirring frequently  when it gets hot) until it comes to a full boil.  Remove from heat. Stir in:


2 t. real vanilla


Let cool. Will thicken as it cools. Stir. Serve warm or chilled.



Variation: Chocolate


Same as basic recipe except:


Increase sugar to 1/2 c.

Add:  2 oz semi sweet chocolate

Reduce vanilla to 1 t.


-- Or---


Increase sugar to 2/3 c.

Add 1/4 c. cocoa

Reduce vanilla to 1 t.