Baked Custard

Baked Custard

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10 min.
65 min.
6 Servings

Baked custards are so simple, but the results are elegant. You'll enjoy the vanilla flavors in this recipe and it's a great choice when you want to make dessert ahead of time.


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon to 1/4 ground nutmeg, for garnish
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE eggs, sugar and salt in large mixer bowl. Add evaporated milk, water and vanilla extract; beat until mixed. Pour into six 6-ounce custard cups. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Place cups in 13x9-inch baking pan; fill pan with hot water to 1-inch depth.

BAKE for 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove cups to wire rack to cool completely. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Baked Custard

Easy - easy - easy and so much flavor! Makes a really great ending to a dinner party.

- Belva Davis from Upland, CA

5 star Review

I have a very picky family when it comes to eating. BUT I am asked to make this on a regular basis....and I am so glad to do so. Not many desserts are asked for time and time again. Very easy to make and turns out fantastic each time. Love it!

- Lorene Coffman from Tulsa, OK

Wonderfully Smooth

I found this receipe very easy to make with my grandaughter, it came out so smooth and creamy, until my granddaughter wanted to use the torch on it and put a little too much sugar, but the rest of the cups were perfect

- Margaret Norton from Plainfield, IN

Baked Custard

I have made this custard many times. I have a large pyrex glass mold that I spray with Pam. I double the recipe and add 4 tbsp of brandy. When it is chilled, I can remove it very easy and fill the center with fresh strawberries or raspberries. I have served this many times and it always the talk of the party. Many people have asked me for the recipe. I now buy the evaporated milk a dozen at a time so that I have it on hand whenever I want to make the custard. It is the easiest and most impressive dessert that one can make for any occasion. Thank you. Eve

- Eve Blum from Medford, OR

baked custard

Alittle less salt and some added cinnimon...absolutely tasty

- linda wilson from SHIRLEY, NY

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 192
  • Calories from Fat: 68
  • Total Fat: 7.6g (12% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 3.6g (18% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 158mg (53% of DV)
  • Sodium: 296mg (12% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 22.8g (7% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 16.7g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 9% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 2% of DV
  • Calcium: 20% of DV
  • Iron: 6% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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