Mama's Baked Egg Custard
2 cups milk, scalded
2 eggs, large
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla
how to prepare
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat eggs, then mix with sugar and flavorings. Gradually stir scalded milk into egg and sugar mixture, stirring constantly.
Pour into buttered baking dish (9" x 9") and bake in water bath 30 - 40 minutes or until inserted knife comes out clean.
* If you like more seasonings (salt, nutmeg, vanilla), feel free to add a little extra.
** This is a very small recipe, usually better to double or triple! It would then be prepared in a 2-3 quart baking pan.