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Egg Custard

Rated as 4.49 out of 5 Stars

"This is one of my favorite foods when I am feeling blah. It is sweet and comforting and full of mild protein. Use custard cups or one casserole bowl."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 130 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Whisk milk, eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla together in a bowl until completely combined. Pour egg mixture into 6 custard cups; sprinkle tops with nutmeg. Place cups in a baking pan and fill pan with enough hot water to reach halfway up the sides of the custard cups.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until custards are set, about 1 hour. Cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 130 calories; 3.3 g fat; 20.7 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g protein; 69 mg cholesterol; 57 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I followed the directions exactly and somehow this turned out terrible. The consistency resembled scrambled eggs and it was incredibly soggy. We had to stick it in a strainer before eating. Won'...

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Good recipe, however, a crucial step is missing, which is why some people ended up with sweet scrambled eggs. I'll explain how to prevent that. Instead of mixing all the ingredients together at...

I lost my custard recipe and am now making it again with regularity. All those other recipes say scald the milk, stir constantly and pour slowly into egg mixture yadda, yadda...........so not n...

Easy and straightforward, this makes the traditional egg custard. The baking time was longer than mentioned in the recipe for me, and that may be because of my oven, so be sure to check the con...

I subbed Splenda for sugar and used skim milk. Perfect diabetic dessert.

I followed the directions exactly and somehow this turned out terrible. The consistency resembled scrambled eggs and it was incredibly soggy. We had to stick it in a strainer before eating. Won'...

quick and easy. I cut back on the sugar and I still found it too sweet. I might only use half the amount stated here next time (I don't have a sweet tooth.) I steamed this instead of baking it ...

I've been wanting this for sometime. My mother use to make this. It was so easy an fast to make. The only thing I did different was cook it 10 minutes longer. At the specified time a toothpick t...

This is easy to make and tastes great. I'll make it again soon.