1 3/4 cups milk
1/2 cup fine sugar
1 tbs. cornstarch, dissolved in 3 tbs. water
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
dash of salt
1. In a large saucepan, mix the milk, dissolved cornstarch, salt, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and egg yolk until smooth.
2. Cook uncovered over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until thickened.
3. Remove immediately and pour through a thin strainer into individual dessert cups.
4. Refrigerate and serve chilled.