Butterscotch Pudding Doughnut Filling

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: about 2 1/2 cups
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2 cups half-and-half

1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar 

3 tablespoons cornstarch 

Pinch salt 

2 large egg yolks 

1 tablespoon butter 

2 teaspoons vanilla 


  1. Whisk together the half-and-half, brown sugar, cornstarch, salt and egg yolks in a medium saucepan. Heat, stirring, until thick, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter and vanilla. Let cool. Store covered.