Baked Vanilla Custard

By ADW|2017-01-06T11:39:58-05:00Updated: March 15th, 2009|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments


  • 1 quart 2% milk
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup plus 2 tbsps Equal Spoonful (or 27 packets of Equal sweetener)
  • 2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Sliced fresh fruit (optional)
  • Fresh mint (optional)


  1. Preheat Oven to 325°F.
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat milk until it is boiling.
  3. Remove milk from heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Beat eggs, Equal, vanilla and salt in large bowl until smooth.
  5. Gradually beat in the hot milk.
  6. Pour mixture into ten 6oz custard cups or 1 1/2 quart glass casserole dish.
  7. Place custard cups or casserole dish in a roasting pan and poor 1″ of hot water into roasting pan.
  8. Bake, uncovered for 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted halfway in the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool completely on wire rack.
  10. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  11. Serve chilled and garnished with a slize of fresh fruit and mint if desired.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 milk, 1/2 lean meat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 10 Servings
Calories:    90
Protein:    7g
Carbohydrate    5g
Fat:    5g
Cholesterol:    135mg
Sodium:    124mg

Recipe courtesy of Merisant Corporation and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal.

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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