Simple Low-Sugar Custard

Custard is a classic dessert with a mild yet sophisticated flavor. Both kids and adults will love this low-sugar versatile custard.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 2


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1⁄2 cup erythritol or granular Swerve
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • In a small saucepan over low heat, bring cream to a simmer.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients until eggs are foamy and sweetener is dissolved.
  • Slowly pour egg mixture into cream, whisking constantly to combine well. Stir the mixture continuously until it thickens. Do not let it come to a boil. Pour mixture through a fine strainer to remove any lumps. Serve immediately, or store in the refrigerator for one day.