Alice B. Toklas' Orange Caramel Custard

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Recipe by Mike Pellerin

An old recipe from a very old recipe clipping. Probably dates to the 30s or 40s. Alice B. Toklas was a very renown chef and the Partner of Gertrude Stein. She is sometimes best know as the creator the Hashish Brownie.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In heavy skillet on medium-low heat, cook sugar stirring constantly till melted and caramel colored.
  3. Pour into a 9-inch round dish or baking pan.
  4. In a medium bowl, beat eggs, stir in water, condensed milk, vanilla and salt.
  5. Pour over caramelized sugar.
  6. Set pan in a water bath.
  7. Bake for 55 - 60 minutes or until center is set (mix will jiggle).
  8. Cool and refrigerate overnight.
  9. To unmold run a knife around the edge and invert onto serving platter.

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