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Simple Soft Baked Custard

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.

Makes

2 servings

The creamy texture of this soft-set custard is so inviting, you could call it comfort food. It has a pleasant vanilla flavor complemented by nutmeg.

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat egg. Add the milk, sugar, vanilla and salt; stir well. Pour into 2 ungreased 6-oz. custard cups. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  2. Place cups in a baking pan. Fill pan with hot water to a depth of 1 in. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 189 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 239mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.

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