This Baked Honey Custard Recipe is a delicious vegetarian dessert using all natural ingredients.
This custard has a delicate honey flavor. Serve it cool: It tastes even better frosty cold than it does warm from the oven.
1/2 cup honey
1/2 tsp salt
4 cups milk
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1. Whisk the eggs, honey and salt together in a mixing bowl.
2. Heat the milk, and add it slowly to the egg mixture, whisking constantly.
3. Stir in the vanilla.
4. Pour the mixture into a casserole dish or into 8 individual custard cups.
5. Bake in a 350 degrees Fahrenheit oven for about 1 hour or until the custard is firm and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Variations: Sprinkle the top of the unbaked custard with freshly grated nutmeg, stir grated fresh coconut into the unbaked mixture or drop slices of banana evenly over the pre-oven custard (they'll float on top).
Yield: Serves 8
From Wings of Life: Vegetarian Cookery by Julie Jordan, copyright 1976 by the author and reprinted with the permission of The Crossing Press, Trumansburg, New York 14886.
Read more about homemade vegetarian desserts: Using Natural Baking Ingredients to Create Healthy Vegetarian Desserts.
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