Old Fashioned Stirred Custard

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
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