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Steamed Custard

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  Butter 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla/1/4 teaspoon orange rind 1 Teaspoon

Butter inside of top part of double boiler.
Add milk then remaining ingredients.
Beat with rotary beater for 1 minute.
Cover and place over lower part of double boiler containing no more than 1 inch of boiling water.
(Water should not touch bottom of top part.) Quickly reduce heat so that water will just barely simmer.
Cook without removing cover for 15 minutes.
Then remove cover and continue cooking 5 to 10 minutes longer or until custard is set and leaves the side of pan when tilted.
Center of custard should still be quivery when cooking is stopped.
Remove top of boiler from over hot water and allow to cool undisturbed.
Dip out into individual serving dishes and serve with cream if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 644 Calories from Fat 251

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 673.7 mg224.6%

Sodium 588.5 mg24.5%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.2%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 69.6 g

Protein 30 g59.6%

Vitamin A 22.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 46.4% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Steamed Custard Recipe