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
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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I find it a bit too salty... I would recommend using 1/4 teaspoonful of salt instead of 1/2 teaspoonful... may be even just a pinch of salt. Other than that, this is the most easy recipe for custard I have ever found.
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