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Baked Custard with Cinnamon Recipe

Baked Custard with Cinnamon Recipe

"Mother made this comforting custard when I was growing up on the farm," recalls Mary Kay Morris of Cokato, Minnesota. "It was wonderful after a chilly evening of doing chores. Now I fix it for my husband and four sons."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • Dash ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, sugar and salt. Pour into four ungreased 8-oz. custard cups; sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • 2. Place in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; pour hot water in pan to a depth of 3/4 in. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Remove cups to a wire rack to cool. Serve warm or chilled. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 177 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 123 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.