Spicy Coconut Custard

Recipe by Fairy Nuff

Not hot spicy but spicy from the addition of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. A lovely Thai style dessert my family enjoys.

Top Review by Hajar Elizabeth

I have GOT to make this when I get back to the US!!!!!!!!!!! It is definitely "all me!" Thanks Jodie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to warm 160C (315F).
  2. Put the spices, cream and 1 cup (250ml/8fl oz) water in a pan.
  3. Bring to a simmer then reduce heat to very low.
  4. Leave for 5 minutes to let the spices flavour the liquid.
  5. Add the sugar and coconut milk.
  6. Return to low heat and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  7. Whisk the eggs and egg yolks together.
  8. Pour the spiced mixture over the eggs and stir well.
  9. Strain- discard the whole spices.
  10. Pour the custard mixture into eight 1/2 cup dishes.
  11. Put the dishes in a roasting pan and pour enough boiling water into the pan to come halfway up the sides of the dishes.
  12. Bake for 45- 50 minutes.
  13. Remove the custards from the pan and serve hot or chilled.

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