Apricot Custards

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by PaulaG

A great dessert for 2. The recipe comes from Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publications Low Calorie and Low-Fat Recipes 1994.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

This was certainly different from what I usually make, & its simplicity & lightness after a big meal was great! A very nice addition to my expanding file of dessert recipes! Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice 2 of the apricot halves for garnish and set aside.
  2. Chop the remaining apricots and drain on paper towels.
  3. Place two 6-oz custard cups in a shallow baking pan and divide the chopped apricots between them.
  4. Combine the egg, milk, sugar, vanilla and almond extract in a small bowl, beat lightly with a wire whisk.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the fruit, sprinkle with cardamom.
  6. Place the baking pan on oven rack and pour boiling water around the custard cups to a depth of 1 inch.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  8. Remove the cups from water, garnish with reserved fruit pieces and serve warm.

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