Cauliflower Custard Recipe -
Cauliflower Custard Recipe
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Cauliflower Custard

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"A savory custard vegetable side dish that is different and delicious. The result is a creamed-custard cauliflower sensation that even the pickiest children enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Butter a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.
  3. Place cauliflower in a saucepan and cover with water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until cauliflower is tender, 10 to 15 minutes; drain and transfer cauliflower to prepared casserole dish.
  4. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and parsley in the melted butter until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Slowing pour 1 cup milk into flour mixture. Cook and stir milk mixture until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes; pour over cauliflower.
  6. Whisk eggs, 1 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and white pepper in a bowl; pour over cauliflower mixture.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until the custard is set, 30 to 35 minutes. Serve hot.
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Aug 20, 2012

This was really lacking in flavor. Not delicate, not plain, not was bland. With some garlic/onion/hot sauce this could definitely be a 5 star dish. The texture was fabulous and the ease of preparation was refreshing-no canned soups, processed cheese, etc. I used 2 tbsp of flour instead of three as the standard ratio for a roux is 1:1 butter and flour. It was perfect--if there would have been 3 then I could see the custard being extremely clumpy and thick. If I make this again, I would definitely add a lot more flavoring agents. Thanks for a no fuss--no massively processed food ingredient casserole! Though their favorite cauliflower recipe is Roasted Garlic Cauliflower from this eaters enjoyed it too, so it's in the keeper box.

Aug 24, 2014

I'm giving this five stars because I honestly wasn't expecting this to turn out that great but it DID! I made it exactly as written, the only change I made was to add half a chopped onion.

Apr 24, 2014

This recipe was just delicious and is definitely a keeper. I followed the recipe exactly and my whole family loved it, even the toddlers! Thank you for a wonderful recipe!

Nov 21, 2012

I am rating recipe as I made it, not as written. Based on the suggestions in the previous review, I added half a sauteed onion to the cauliflower, put garlic salt in all three steps, added a little red pepper and upped the parsley significantly. Tasty!

Jan 11, 2013

I loved this! I halved the recipe and only used 1 egg. It turned out great!


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  • Calories
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 111 mg
  • 37%
  • Fat
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 711 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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