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Kitchen Dictionary: custard

A pudding-like dessert made with sweetened milk and eggs, that is baked, boiled or frozen. Stirred custards are usually made in a double boiler, and baked custards are made with a water bath. Depending on the amount of eggs or thickeners used, the consistency ranges from a thin sauce for pouring to a thick blancmange to a pastry cream for filling eclairs. Instant custard powders are available, but they are not true custards if eggs are not used as a thickener.


Season: available year-round

Matches well with: almonds, bananas, berries, bread, caramel, cherry, chocolate, cinnamon, coconut, coffee, Cognac, Cointreau, ginger, lemon, maple, oranges, pineapple, rice, rum, strawberries, vanilla

More Custard Recipes
Popular Custard Recipes
Mexican Flan (Baked caramel Custard)
Old-Fashioned Rice Custard
Chinese Style Egg Custard Tarts

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat (%)
Total Fat 0.0g %
Saturated Fat 0.0g %
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg %
Sodium 0mg %
Potassium 0mg %
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g %
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g %

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