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Simple Custard

Rated as 3.82 out of 5 Stars
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"This is my own alteration of a few different recipes. Not too rich or too sweet as many egg custards can be. Can be served warm immediately or cold."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 178
Original recipe yields 8 servings (4 cups)

Directions

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  1. Cook and stir milk, vanilla extract, and butter in a saucepan over medium heat until simmering. Remove mixture from heat before it comes to a boil.
  2. Whisk eggs, sugar, and cornstarch together in a bowl until sugar dissolves.
  3. Set saucepan back over low heat. Pour in egg mixture slowly, whisking constantly, until custard thickens enough to coat the bottom of a spoon, 5 to 10 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Add up to 1/4 cup more sugar for very sweet custard.
  • Crushed pineapple mixed in is awesome! Banana is also great.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 178 calories; 7 21.1 7.1 107 88 Full nutrition

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Followed this receipe perfectly and it toward out incredible! I did add the extra sugar that was suggested and it made a quick, easy family dessert...which is a must for a Family of Five! It kep...

Most helpful critical review

It looked okay however the consistency was like a yeast infection and the colour was to. It tasted like scrambled eggs. Should have read the reviews! Waste of money, time, and ingredients. Pleas...

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Followed this receipe perfectly and it toward out incredible! I did add the extra sugar that was suggested and it made a quick, easy family dessert...which is a must for a Family of Five! It kep...

It looked okay however the consistency was like a yeast infection and the colour was to. It tasted like scrambled eggs. Should have read the reviews! Waste of money, time, and ingredients. Pleas...

Did not care for it at all. Wanted to try a different recipe for custard. Waste of time and ingredients. 0 stars if I could give it that.

It tasted like a bad egg pudding. Nobody liked it.

Perfect and so easy to make! I made mine with 2 extra tablespoons of sugar added and then when it was cooked (mine took more like 20 minutes to coat the back of a spoon) I ladled into custard d...

Simple and nice. Just a good custard.

I made the recipe exactly as written plus two tablespoons sugar, and we loved it. It was great plain, but I made a trifle that included pound cake, this custard, cool whip and fresh strawberries...

I needed a not-too-sweet custard for a trifle I am making - so this was great! When I realized I only had fat-free milk - I used 3 cups of fat-free milk and 1 cup of half and half - still came ...