Custard Recipes

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      Creamy Corn Custard

      I make this custard all summer long! When I serve it to guests, I try to make them guess the secret ingredient. Not many guess corn, so it’s a fun surprise. —Margee Berry, White Salmon, Washington

      Ginger Tea Pumpkin Custard

      I created this recipe when I was first attending photography school. I realized I didn't have any of my usual...


      Pumpkin Spice Custard

      Here's a traditional slow-cooker pumpkin spice custard with some espresso powder for a latte effect. —Shelly Bevington, Hermiston, Oregon


      Maple Custard

      ??Ring in the holidays with this rich, velvety custard. It has a light maple flavor that’s a nice change from...


      Pressure-Cooker Pumpkin Flans

      This silky, smooth dessert captures the essence and elegance of fall. I came up with the recipe myself, aiming to...

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      Maple-Apple Clafouti

      5 reviews

      This fruit pudding could not be easier to make! A traditional comfort food in France, it is often made with...


      Grandma’s Best Old-Fashioned Pudding, Custard and Mousse Recipes

      Silky, spoonable and timelessly tasty, these treats are sure to hit the sweet spot!

      Slow-Cooker Chocolate Pots de Creme

      3 reviews

      Lunch on the go just got a whole lot sweeter. Tuck jars of rich chocolate custard into lunch bags for...


      Boston Cream Pie with Chocolate Glaze

      7 reviews

      Yellow cake mix and vanilla pudding mix help create this classic dessert in no time. A rich chocolate glaze provides...


      Custard Meringue Pie

      1 review

      Each bite of this light and fluffy pie will nearly melt in your mouth. The cracker-crumb crust holds a smooth...


      Lemon Cream Puffs

      7 reviews

      The fluffy filling for these light crisp shells has a delectable citrus flavor. —Doreen Martin, Kitimat, British Columbia

      Ghostly Custards

      1 review

      You'll hear shrieks of delight when these not-so-spooky pumpkin custards appear for dessert. These ghosts will be gobbled up in...


      White Chocolate Coconut Flan

      Traditional flan gets all dressed up when you add white and semisweet chocolate, plus a sprinkling of toasted coconut. It’s...


      Chocolate Lover’s Custards

      1 review

      Just one spoonful of this custard, and you’ll be hooked and request it for every special occasion. Smooth and rich...


      Coconut Peach Custard

      Nothing is quicker than this dessert. It is easy enough to throw together even when there is unexpected company.—Vicki Fox,...


      Creamy Caramel Custard

      Although my husband isn't a fan of egg-custard desserts, he finds this one irresistible. It's rich and velvety— a perfect...

      Vanilla Flan

      Sweet, creamy and comforting, flan is a universally known Spanish dessert. The rich treat is the perfect finale to a...


      Vanilla Yogurt Panna Cotta

      Panna Cotta always impresses, and it’s so easy to prepare. It's especially stunning when garnished with something colorful, like cranberry...


      Old-Fashioned Baked Custard

      5 reviews

      "You likely have all the ingredients for this delicious dessert in your kitchen right now," says Melissa Bruce of Crystal...


      Hazelnut Pots de Creme

      White chocolate and toasted ground hazelnuts make a heavenly combination in this rich, silky custard. Guests are sure to rave...


      Burnt Custard

      4 reviews

      The recipe for this smooth-as-silk custard came from a local restaurant years ago. With its broiled topping it looks pretty...


      Holiday Eggnog Pudding

      Ring in the holidays with this creamy treat that pairs extra-thick pudding crunchy cookie crumbs. "The individual servings look so...


      Homemade Frozen Custard

      4 reviews

      My siblings and I had a hard time finding room for dessert after Mom's delicious meals, but when we were...


      Custard-Filled Cinnamon Meringues

      Entertaining is simplified with this luscious, make-ahead dessert from the Test Kitchen. The spiced meringue cups cradle a lovely rum-flavored...

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      Eggnog Custard

      We give a twist to traditional eggnog by using it to make these individual, creamy custards.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


      Delicious Maple Flan

      Here's a deliciously different spin on traditional flan that's also quick and easy to prepare. Its smooth, creamy texture simply...


      Flan de Vanilla

      Flan is a traditional Mexican dessert with many variations. My version is sweet with a pleasant vanilla flavor...


      Grandma’s Baked Rice Custard

      While growing up in Italy in the 1900s, my mother lived a very basic life. But when Easter Sunday arrived,...


      Orange Coconut Custard

      These pretty parfaits are perfect for weekend guests as well as for the family during the week. I sometimes add...


      Lemon Cake Custard

      “This old-time dessert is still a wonderful finale to a meal,” writes Brenda Sanders of Hampstead, North Carolina. “I hope...