|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 1 Custard (4 to 6 Servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 7g||8%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||14%|
|Total Carbohydrate 13g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This easy old-fashioned egg custard is topped with a little ground nutmeg just before baking.
Egg custard is surprisingly comforting for so few ingredients and easy prep. This version is made with the classic topping of grated nutmeg.
- 2 cups milk
- 2 large eggs
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
- Pinch nutmeg (fresh-grated if possible)
Gather the ingredients.
Heat the oven to 325 F.
Place four 6-ounce custard cups in a larger baking pan.
In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, salt, and sugar.
Divide the custard mixture evenly among the custard cups.
Fill the pan with hot water to a depth almost even to the top of the custard; sprinkle each serving with nutmeg.
Bake in the preheated oven for about 40 to 55 minutes, or until custard is set. This depends on the depth of the baking dish. The custard will still have a slight jiggle in the center; a knife inserted in center should come out clean.
Serve and enjoy!
- Don't skip the step of cooking this custard in a bain marie, as the purpose of a bain-marie is that it creates a gentle heat around the food and results in a uniform cooking process.