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Quick Egg Custard

Ingredients
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease 6 (6 ounce) microwave proof custard cups or small dishes.

MAKING
2. In a small (1 quart) microwave proof bowl, heat the milk in the microwave for about 4 minutes until hot but not boiling.
3. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, sugar and vanilla and beat lightly only until well blended
4. Gradually add the hot milk to the egg mixture, stirring constantly.
5. Strain the custard mixture, equally into the greased cups.
6. Sprinkle a little nutmeg on each.
7. Arrange the cups in a circle, on a microwave tray.
8. Microwave on MEDIUM power for about 8 to 9 minutes, until firm around the edges and slightly wobbly in the center.
9. Remove and let stand until cooled and set.

SERVING
10. Serve the custard warm or cool, in the cups.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Pudding
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
14 Minutes
Ready In: 
19 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 127 Calories from Fat 52

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.9%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 148.5 mg49.5%

Sodium 76.8 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.02 g0.09%

Sugars 12.6 g

Protein 7 g13.3%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 0.01%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 3.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Quick Egg Custard Recipe