Baked Custard With Coffee Sauce

Total Time
1hr
Prep 25 mins
Cook 35 mins

A coffee flavored sauce kicks the simple custard up a notch! From Better Homes and Gardens. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl use a rotary beater or wire whisk to lightly beat eggs just until mixed.
  2. Stir in milk, sugar, 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla, and the salt.
  3. Place an ungreased 4-1/2- or 5-cup ovenproof casserole dish or ring mold, in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  4. (Or, place eight 6-ounce custard cups or individual molds in a large roasting pan.) Set the baking or roasting pan on the oven rack.
  5. Pour the egg mixture into the mold (s).
  6. Pour boiling or very hot tap water into the pan around the mold to a depth of 1 inch.
  7. Bake in a 325* F.
  8. oven for 35 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove mold (s) from water in pan.
  10. Cool custard in the mold (s) on a wire rack.
  11. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours before serving.
  12. In a saucepan combine water, corn syrup, cornstarch, and instant coffee crystals.
  13. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is bubbly.
  14. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
  15. Remove mixture from heat.
  16. Stir in the 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and, if desired, coffee liqueur.
  17. Cover and chill sauce in the refrigerator until serving time.
  18. To serve, remove custard from mold (s).
  19. Serve sauce with chilled custard.
  20. Serves 8.
Most Helpful

this is really good and reminds me of a simple creme brulee. i cut the recipe in half for 4 servings and cooked this in my microwave in 6 oz custard cups. i cooked it on 50% power for 4 minutes, stirred them, and cooked an additional 5 minutes at 50% power. when they were set i refrigerated them for several hours,while i made the sauce, which i also microwaved. this was very quick to make in the micro, and came out perfectly. i highly recommend this method if you're in a hurry or need to save oven space when cooking a big meal.

chia December 12, 2004