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Macadamia-Crusted Custards Recipe

Macadamia-Crusted Custards Recipe

Sized just right for a twosome, these elegant nut-crusted custards make a simple but scrumptious finale for any meal. “Best of all,” shares Anna Erickson from Terrebonne, Oregon, “they whip up in a ‘heartbeat’ for busy weeknight celebrations.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts, walnuts or pecans

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat egg yolks, egg, cream, sugar, extract and salt until blended. Pour into two ungreased 6-oz. custard cups. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • 2. Place cups in a baking pan; add 1 in. of boiling water to pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Remove from pan to a wire rack; cool for 15 minutes. Refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 368 calories, 28 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 364 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.