Baked Custard

Baked custards are so simple, but the results are elegant. You'll enjoy the vanilla flavors in this recipe and it's a great choice when you want to make dessert ahead of time.

Baked Custard
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  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon to 1/4 ground nutmeg, for garnish


PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE eggs, sugar and salt in large mixer bowl. Add evaporated milk, water and vanilla extract; beat until mixed. Pour into six 6-ounce custard cups. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Place cups in 13x9-inch baking pan; fill pan with hot water to 1-inch depth.

BAKE for 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove cups to wire rack to cool completely. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 7.6g 12%
  • Saturated Fat 3.6g 18%
  • Cholesterol 158mg 53%
  • Sodium 296mg 12%
  • Carbohydrates 22.8g 7%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Vitamin A 9%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 6%
  • Sugars 16.7g
  • Protein 8g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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