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Soft Custard

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 1/4 c Half-N-half or milk
  • 2 tb Orange juice


* 3 eggs, well beaten * OR * * 6 egg yolks *

In the top of a double boiler or heavy saucepan, combine eggs, sugar and
salt. Gradually and half-N-half. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly,
until mixture coats metal spoon, about 6 minutes. DO NOT BOIL. Remove from
heat; stir in 2 Tbsp orange juice. Cover; refrigerate until cool. 4

VARIATION: Floating Island Custard. Pour soft custard into 4 individual
baking dishes or custard cups. To prepare meringues, beat 2 egg whites and
1/8 salt until foamy. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating constantly until
stiff peaks form. Float spoonfuls of meringue on each custard. Broil 1 to 2
minutes or until tips meringue are golden brown.

Nutrients per serving: Calories.......210 Dietary Fiber.......0 g
Protein........6 g
Sodium...........210 mg Carbohydrate..35 g
Potassium........190 mg Fat............5 g Calcium......15% US RDA
Cholestrol..150 mg Iron..........2% US RDA

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