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Steamed Egg Custard

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Ingredients
  Water 15 Fluid Ounce (400 Milliliter)
  Sugar 4 Ounce (110 Grams)
  Eggs 6 , beaten
  Almond extract/Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Crystallized ginger/Fresh orange zest 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1 In a large pan, combine the water and sugar together.
2 Bring it to a boil.
3 Continue boiling until the sugar has dissolved completely.
4 Allow the mixture to cool completely.
5 In a large bowl combine the eggs, almond or vanilla extract and ginger or orange.
6 Mix them thoroughly.
7 Pour in the cooled sugar-water mixture.
8 Into a heatproof shallow bowl, transfer the mixture.
9 Using a round piece of waxed paper or parchment paper, cover the top of the bowl to prevent drying of the custard.
10 Set up a steamer or put a rack into a wok or pan.
11 Add in 2 inches (5 cm) of water and bring to a simmer.
12 Place the bowl of custard into the steamer or onto the rack.
13 Tightly cover the wok or pan.
14 Gently steam for about 20 minutes or until the custard has set.
15 Remove the cooked custard and allow it to cool slightly.

SERVING
16 Serve warm.

TIP
You can also choose to wrap the custard in a clingfilm and put it in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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