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Chai Tea Custard

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Delicious chai tea custard is cool and refreshing. Serve within a day."
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1 h 25 m servings 240
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat milk in a saucepan until just boiling and remove from heat; add tea bag and let sit until tea has steeped, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove tea bag.
  2. Whisk sugar, eggs, egg yolks, and salt together in a bowl. Pour 1/3 the milk mixture into the egg mixture, whisking constantly, until combined. Pour egg-milk mixture back into saucepan with milk. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring often, until custard thickens and easily coats the back of a spoon, about 10 minutes. Well defined trails should appear when you drag your finger across the back of a coated spoon.
  3. Stir butter into custard until melted; pour into serving dishes or ramekins. Chill custard in the refrigerator, at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 240 calories; 11.7 27.5 7.2 219 70 Full nutrition

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Foolproof. As in i had skim milk, some coffee creamer, and only two eggs total, and i still managed it. Pro tip: if you're deviating just pay atttention to the "Coated spoon" tip. When it does ...

made this using 2 cups coconut milk, and half a cup heavy cream. also switched out monkfruit sugar for the regular sugar to make it keto friendly and it turned out amazingly!

This is seriously good. I had a bunch of tapioca pearls and needed something to put them in, so I started researching custard recipes (which, by the way, tapioca pearls in custard is delicious)...