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Baked Custard Recipe

Baked Custard
Baked Custard

This recipe for Baked Custard serves 4 people.

Time required: 40 minutes
(5 minutes to prepare, then cook for 35 minutes)

Ingredients you'll need:

  • ½ cup of cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • ½ brown sugar, soft
  • 1 ½ cups of milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ground nutmeg, for dusting

How to make Baked Custard:

  1. Preheat Oven to moderate 180°C. Brush a 4-cup capacity oven-proof dish with melted butter.
  2. Whisk eggs, sugar, milk, cream and vanilla in medium bowl for 1 minute. Pour into prepared dish.
  3. Place filled dish into a shallow baking dish. Pour enough hot water into baking dish to come halfway up the sides. Place on oven shelf, sprinkle top of custard with nutmeg; bake for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 160°C, bake for another 20 minutes or until custard is set and a sharp knife comes out clean when inserted. Remove dish from water immediately. Serve warm or cold.

Recipe Notes:

Storage Time; Mixture can be prepared several hours ahead. If serving warm, cook just before serving. If serving cold, custard can be cooked a day in advance. Store, covered, in refrigerator.

HINT; Serve custard on its own or with fresh, poached or canned fruit.

(Sourced from Quick Short Recipe Cookbook - Family Circle)

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