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Basic Custard

Basic Custard

106 Ratings
106 Ratings
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Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Eggs, milk, and a bit of sugar combine into a wholesome dessert that can be enjoyed by all ages.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup skim milk (or reconstituted non-fat dry milk)
  • 1/2 vanilla (1/2 teaspoon, optional)

Directions

Stovetop version:

1. Beat egg and sugar together in a saucepan.

2. Add milk.

3. Place saucepan with egg/milk mixture in another pan containing 1-2 inches boiling water.

4. Stir custard constantly while cooking. Cook until foam disappears and custard coats the spoon. Remove from heat.

5. Add flavoring and stir. Pour into individual dishes and cool in the refrigerator. Custard will be soft.

Baked version:

1. Beat together egg and sugar in a baking dish.

2. Add milk and flavorings. Mix thoroughly.

3. Set baking dish in a shallow pan of hot water.

4. Bake at 350 degrees until the tip of a knife inserted in the center of the custard comes out clean (50-60 minutes). Do not overcook. Eat warm or refrigerate for later.

Notes

An additional egg can be added during step #1.

Source:

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension Service, Eating Right is Basic
Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup, 1/4 of recipe (81g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 63
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 44 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 82 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 113 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 63
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 7 mg
Cholesterol 48 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 82 mg
Potassium 113 mg
Sodium 44 mg
Copper 17 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 8 mg
Phosphorus 87 mg
Selenium 6 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 57 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 9 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 46 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Dairy 1/4 cups

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