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Soft Orange Custard

 Soft Orange Custard
This creamy custard with a splash of sunshiny citrus flavor can brighten any gray day. It's a light, lovely dessert! —Sue Friend, Lynden, Washington
5 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup fat-free milk

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat butter and sugar on medium speed for 1 minute.
  • Add the eggs, flour and salt. Beat for about 2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Add the orange juice, orange peel and lemon juice. Stir
  • in milk.
  • Pour into five 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups. Place ramekins in a
  • 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Add 1 in. of boiling water to pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife
  • inserted near the center comes out clean. Remove ramekins from water
  • bath. Serve warm or chilled. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 5
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 208 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium,

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Soft Orange Custard (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.