Almond Custard

Almonds give custard a rustic elegance and delicious taste.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 6 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • ½ cup slivered, toasted almonds

Directions

  • Heat milk in the top of a double boiler until too hot to touch.
  • Separate the eggs and discard the whites. Add the sugar and salt to the egg yolks and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually add egg mixture to milk, stirring constantly. Heat while stirring until the mixture coats a spoon. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Add almond extract. Beat until the mixture is firm.
  • Line individual custard dishes with almonds. Pour mixture on top. Place a few almond slivers atop each custard. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 6 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • ½ cup slivered, toasted almonds

Directions

  • Heat milk in the top of a double boiler until too hot to touch.
  • Separate the eggs and discard the whites. Add the sugar and salt to the egg yolks and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually add egg mixture to milk, stirring constantly. Heat while stirring until the mixture coats a spoon. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Add almond extract. Beat until the mixture is firm.
  • Line individual custard dishes with almonds. Pour mixture on top. Place a few almond slivers atop each custard. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol290mg
Sodium210mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars20g
Protein11g