Southern Boiled Custard

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A wonderful winter beverage that is part custard, and part heaven. Don't be afraid to try this recipe using almond or rum flavoring instead of the traditional vanilla extract.

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Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 quart whole milk

  • 5 eggs

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Into the lower pot of a double boiler, add water. In the upper pot, add milk. Heat through over medium heat.

  2. Beat eggs together until light. Add sugar and mix well. Pour a small portion of hot milk into the eggs and sugar to warm and thin this portion. Pour slowly into hot milk.

  3. Cook, stirring constantly until it will coat a spoon. Do not over cook. Add vanilla extract. Chill in refrigerator before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

216 Calories
7g Fat
31g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 216
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 93mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 8g
Calcium 155mg 12%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 218mg 5%

* 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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