Ostakaka (Swedish Custard)

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This is a simplified version of a family holiday tradition. Never a holiday goes by without this delicious treat, and soooo much easier today. Serve warm or chilled. Try replacing the heavy cream with half-and-half, eggnog, or evaporated milk.

1
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter, or as needed

  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 (24 ounce) carton cottage cheese (4% milk fat)

  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a casserole dish with butter.

  2. Stir beaten eggs, cottage cheese, cream, sugar, vanilla extract, nutmeg, and salt together in a bowl; pour into prepared casserole dish.

  3. Bake in preheated oven until set and completely browned on top, about 1 hour. Set aside to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

423 Calories
30g Fat
23g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 423
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 18g 89%
Cholesterol 213mg 71%
Sodium 710mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 161mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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