Baked Custard
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silky smooth, creamy thick baked custard, baked to perfection
Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10
  • 1- 14 oz can condensed milk
  • 4 cups very hot water
  • 5 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • nutmeg (fresh grated or dry ground)
  1. Preheat oven to 325°
  2. In a large bowl, place sweetened condensed milk and hot water and mix until combined.
  3. In a medium bowl beat eggs until fluffy
  4. Then pour the eggs into the sweetened condensed mixture, stir in vanilla and salt.
  5. Place the mixture in a casserole dish, or individual dishes.
  6. Sprinkle nutmeg on top.
  7. Place the dishes in a baking pan with high sides.
  8. Place an inch of water into the baking pan making sure you do not get any water in the dishes.
  9. Bake for 1 hour, a knife should come out clean after being inserted into the baked custard.
  10. Allow the dishes to cool enough to touch them, then place them in the fridge to completely cool.
  11. You can eat it warm, but I prefer it cold.
  12. This makes approximately 10- 1 cup servings.
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