Get Well Custard recipe

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4 eggs
½ cup white sugar
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups warm milk
ground nutmeg

Nutrition Info

117.9 calories
carbohydrate: 14.8 g
cholesterol: 82.2 mg
fat: 3.9 g
fiber: : -
protein: 5.7 g
saturatedFat: 1.9 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 126.2 mg
sugar: 14.8 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Beat eggs with sugar, salt, and vanilla in a bowl. Slowly whisk warm milk into the egg mixture. Pour through a strainer into a 1 1/2-quart round baking dish. Sprinkle nutmeg over the mixture. Place the baking dish into a larger pan. Pour about 1 inch of water into the larger pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, 55 to 60 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Chill to serve.

Recipe Yield

10 servings

Recipe Note

This simple custard is wonderful when you are not feeling well, but adapted with half-and-half and no-carb sweetener, it makes a great change on a low-carb diet.

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