Microwaved ' Baked' Egg Custard

Total Time
12mins
Prep
3 mins
Cook
9 mins

A quick easy egg custard for times when comfort food is needed. **Note.....This recipe is for a 700wt microwave. For other wattage ovens check your book that came with it for guidelines. For my new Panasonic 1200wt oven which has 1-10 power levels, I heat milk on Hi (100%power) for the 3mins then for cooking I use P3 (30% power)and cook at this level for 15mins, then leave to stand covered for 5mins. As all ovens are different this is a guide only. Experiments may be needed to get the best result.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a microwave safe jug heat the milk for 3 minutes on high.
  2. In a bowl beat the eggs,sugar and vanilla together then whisk into the milk.
  3. Stirring all the time strain this mix into a 2L microwave (20cm round) dish and sprinkle with nutmeg.
  4. Cook on 1/2 (50%)power for 4 minutes. Stir and then cook on 1/2(50%) power for another 5 minutes.
  5. Stand 5 minutes.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature on its own or with fruit and whipped cream.
  7. Cooking time may vary depending on your microwave.
  8. NOTE: This is for a 700w microwave. See my introduction above if using a 1200wt microwave.