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Baked Custard

Serves 6
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2-1/2 cups scalded milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • Ground nutmeg - for sprinkle
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix beaten eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt in a medium bowl. Stir in milk slowly.
  3. Pour into six 6-ounce custard cups.
  4. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  5. Place cups in rectangular baking dish (13x9x2).
  6. To avoid spilling, place the baking dish on the pulled out oven rack to fill it with hot water - within 1/2 inch from the tops of the custard cups.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes or until knife comes out clean after being inserted between the edge of the cups and the center.
  8. Various toppings may be added to this dessert such as fruits and or cream.