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Elegant Espresso Custards

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Ingredients
  Half-and-half 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Espresso coffee 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Egg yolk 1
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, add half-and-half, heat and scald. Add espresso, orange peel and remove from heat, allow to cool for 10 minutes.
2. In a bowl, beat eggs, yolk, sugar until well blended.
3. Add expresso mixture to the egg mixture gradually continue to stir, add vanilla and salt.

FINALISING
4. Into 6 six ounce custard cups, strain and pour the mixture.
5. Place the cups into shallow baking tray with some water in the tray.
6. In a preheated oven, bake at 150 degrees centigrade for about 45 minutes, until well set.
7. Cool and chill.

SERVING
8. De-mold and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Drink: 
Milk
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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