Simple Custard Recipe


Ingredients for Simple Custard Recipe

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 eggs plus 2 yolks
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Freshly grated or ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Whisk together the eggs, sugar, and vanilla.
  3. Heat the milk and bring to a slow simmer. Remove from heat and slowly pour the egg mixture into the milk.
  4. Strain the mixture into 4 custard cups, then place the cups in a pan filled with hot water.
  5. Dust with nutmeg.
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes, then let cool for several hours before serving.


Simple Custard Recipe