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Soft Baked Custard

The creamy texture of this soft-set custard is so inviting, you could call it comfort food. It has a pleasant vanilla flavor that is complemented by ground nutmeg.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat egg. Add the milk, sugar, vanilla and salt; mix well. Pour into two ungreased 6-oz. custard cups. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  • Place the custard cups on a baking pan. Fill pan with hot water to a depth of 1 in. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

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