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Coconut Custard Pudding

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling


10 servings

"Here's an easy dessert that my whole family loves," says Wilma Lincoln from Grinnell, Iowa. "I use an artificial sweetener when I make it for diabetic dinner guests and pretty it up with a sprinkle of nutmeg."
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  • 6 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • Dash ground nutmeg


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar and salt until blended. In a large saucepan, heat milk to simmering. Gradually whisk into egg mixture. Stir in extracts. Pour into ten 8-oz. custard cups. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  2. Place cups in two 13x9-in. baking pans. Add 1 in. of hot water to the pans. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  3. Remove cups to a wire rack; cool for 1 hour. Store in the refrigerator.

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