Baked Vanilla Custard

Makes 10 servings.


1 quart 2% milk
6 large eggs
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful*
2½ teaspoons vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon salt
Sliced fresh fruit (optional)
Fresh mint (optional)

* May substitute 27 packets Equal sweetener


1. Heat milk just to boiling in medium saucepan. Let cool 5 minutes.
2. Beat eggs, Equal®, vanilla and salt in large bowl until smooth. Gradually beat in hot milk. Pour mixture into ten 6-ounce custard cups or 1½ quart glass casserole. Place custard cups or casserole in roasting pan. Pour 1-inch of hot water into roasting pan.
3. Bake, uncovered, in preheated 325°F oven 50 to 60 minutes or until sharp knife inserted halfway between center and edge of custard comes out clean. Remove custard cups or casserole from roasting pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight. Serve garnished with sliced fresh fruit and mint, if desired.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 90
Protein 7g
Carbohydrate 5g
Fat 5g
Cholesterol 135mg
Sodium 124mg

Food Exchanges: ½ milk, ½ lean meat

Additional comments:

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