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Baked Custard for Two


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a bowl, lightly beat the egg. Stir in the milk, sugar, vanilla and salt until combined.
  • 2. Pour into two ungreased 6-oz. custard cups. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Place in an 8-in. square baking dish; add 1 in. of hot water to the pan. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 189 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 239mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.


Average Rating:
  • Mary
    Dec 6, 2017

    I absolutely love this recipe! It reminds me of the custard pie my mom used to make when we were kids. I have made this recipe multiple times now, I love how simple it is and that I can make it before work and have fresh custard to take with me, everyone in the office has asked me for this recipe because it smells just absolutely heavenly. I make mine in a very large mug, and use both servings for one serving, as it has 14g of protein! I keep the cooking time the same as listed and it comes out perfect every time!

  • Kris Countryman
    Dec 31, 1969

    Great recipe. One I remember from long ago. I made mine with Splenda and is was so good.

  • Michelrab
    Dec 31, 1969

    Been looking for this recipe for several years! It's always been one of my favorites as well as my mom who has been asking me to make some! Easy and delicious. :)

  • kountrykook
    Nov 17, 2012

    easy and yummy. Next time I would double the recipe, it makes more sense to have some for the next day rather than just two servings.

  • bluestrong
    Mar 30, 2012

    Smooth & sweet, we ate it up! Easy & quick.

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