Old Fashioned Baked Custard

Debbie Sue


I grew up eating this custard, and I still love it to this day! Now I like it topped with a little nutmeg. Mom always made it plain. But let me tell you, it's delish either way! An old fashioned treat! Enjoy!

My Photo!


★★★★★ 3 votes

makes 1 1/2 quart size dish
1 Hr


How to Make Old Fashioned Baked Custard


  1. Preheat 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.
  2. In 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)
  3. Place 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)

Printable Recipe Card

About Old Fashioned Baked Custard

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

Show 21 Comments & Reviews

12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes

12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes

Perfect with your morning coffee or as a treat after dinner, coffee cakes are one of our favorite indulgences. Sweet, heavenly, and full of flavor, coffee cakes are a great go-to for family get-togethers or a random Sunday. Grab a slice and get ready to enjoy!

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April

Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]

10 Cadbury Creme Egg-Inspired Desserts

10 Cadbury Creme Egg-Inspired Desserts

Cadbury Creme Egg’s have a cult following. When they first make their appearance each new year, Creme Egg lovers go crazy. If you’re not familiar with them, Cadbury Creme Eggs are chocolate candy shaped like an egg. Inside, is a white and yellow filling that mimics the yolk of an egg. Great for snacking and […]