Old Time Egg Custard

Old Time Egg Custard

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"This is a very old recipe for egg custard. If you like cooking vintage recipes for a taste of the old life, this one is for you. You can also convert this recipe to make tarts or a pie. You can add nutmeg and other spices to taste, or you can bake a pie crust and pour custard into that as well."

Ingredients

40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 281 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 281 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 11 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 133 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk eggs and sugar together in a large pot. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly. Stir in vanilla.
  2. Heat milk mixture over low heat, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and coats the back of a wooden spoon, about 30 minutes. Pour into a serving dish and allow to cool.
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Had a wonderful flavor but it was too thin. I could not get it to thicken.

Since this recipe has such a low ratio of eggs to milk, the custard really doesn't set as a solid. It combines with fruit & jams really well.