Old Fashioned Baked Custard
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- 3 c
- 1/2 c
- 1/4 tsp
- 1/2 tsp
- butter, for greasing dish
- nutmeg (optional)
1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease a l 1/2 quart baking dish with butter.
Heat milk, over medium heat, until small bubbles begin to rise to the surface. Remove from heat.
2In a large bowl, beat eggs lightly; add sugar and salt.
Pour in hot milk and stir.
Add vanilla and stir again.
Pour into the prepared baking dish.
(I like to sprinkle nutmeg across the top, just before placing in the oven)
3Place baking dish into a larger baking dish, with 1 inch of water. (water bath)
Bake for 1 hour, until toothpick comes out clean.
(every oven is different, do not over cook)