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Baked egg custard

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Baked egg custard
  • Serves: 2

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

 

This classic dessert is a delicious mood-booster - for everyday eating, use lower-fat alternatives like skimmed milk.

Ingredients

  • 450ml (3/4 pint) milk
  • Few drops vanilla essence
  • 40g (1 ½ oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • A little grated nutmeg

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas mark 4.
  2. Heat the milk, vanilla essence and sugar in a small pan until nearly boiling, then pour the mixture over the beaten egg, stirring continuously.
  3. Strain the mixture through a sieve into a 600ml (1 pint) ovenproof dish.
  4. Sprinkle over a little nutmeg, then bake for 50-60 mins until set.
  5. Serve with stewed or tinned fruit.

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Denise Grindle

one word gorgeous

Cazzabell

Omg it's great I love egg custard without the pastry, this just how my nan and mom made it for me when I felt poorly *****

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