Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins
Custard should be very soft and fluid, almost like a sauce. It can served cold or hot. Baked custard will a little firmer.
- Place milk in top of a boiler; bring water to a boil. Cook until milk is thoroughly heated. Set aside.
- Beat eggs at medium speed with a electric mixer until frothy. Add sugar and flour, heating until thick. Gradually stir about 1 cup hot milk into yolk mixture; add to remaining milk, stirring constantly. Cook custard mixture in double boiler over low heat, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes or until thickened. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm or cold.
- Baked custard: Pour custard mixture into 6 (6ounce) custard cups in a 13x9x2 inch baking pan, pour hot water to a depth of 1 inch into pan.
- Bake at 350°F for 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. remove cups from water. Serve warm or cold.