Old Time Egg Custard

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This is a very old recipe for egg custard. If you like cooking vintage recipes for a taste of the old life, this one is for you. You can also convert this recipe to make tarts or a pie. You can add nutmeg and other spices to taste, or you can bake a pie crust and pour custard into that as well.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs, beaten

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 gallon whole milk

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Whisk eggs and sugar together in a large pot. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly. Stir in vanilla.

  2. Heat milk mixture over low heat, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and coats the back of a wooden spoon, about 30 minutes. Pour into a serving dish and allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

281 Calories
10g Fat
36g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 281
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 133mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 11g
Calcium 289mg 22%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 384mg 8%

* 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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