Eggnog Custard Recipe -
Eggnog Custard Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Eggnog Custard

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"This is a holiday favorite in my family. The custard is soft and yummy! If you like eggnog you might try this."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins

    45 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Fill an 8x8 inch baking dish with 1 inch of water.
  2. Beat the egg, eggnog, and sugar together in a bowl. Pour into two small baking dishes. Sprinkle tops with nutmeg. Place the baking dishes into the dish with the water. Add more water if necessary to reach halfway up the sides of the baking dishes.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until tops are set, 35 to 45 minutes. Cool before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 25, 2007

So easy, so delish! I used prepared nog which tasted very nutmeggy already, so instead of using nutmeg, I sifted on a layer of cinnamon. Love this overall, could have eaten the whole thing by myself,'s not very eggnoggy. It simply tastes like a delicious vanilla custard. Next time I'll use the nutmeg instead and see if that ups the eggnog flavor. Overall, love it, will make it again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 29, 2011

I was very disappointed in this custard. It took an hour and 45 minutes to bake, and when the toothpick finally came out clean, the tops were so brown it almost looked like they were burnt--though, luckily, they weren't. While the taste was pretty good, the consistency was almost disgusting, eggy curds and watery on the bottom. Not recommended if you like real custards.


21 Ratings

Jan 25, 2012

This is a perfect custard recipe! I have been making custards my whole adult life and this recipe is among the best and easiest! I cannot for the life of me figure out what other reviewers are doing wrong with this recipe. It is fail-proof! Check your ovens!

Nov 22, 2010

It was so rich that I could only eat a little. It was so simple to make though and the leftovers were gone the next day.

Jan 14, 2009

I am NOT a custard fan but...this was terrific. I think it would work as a Cream Brule (??) it was so rich and creamy.

Dec 11, 2007

Very easy, not too sweet. A nice basic custard.

Mar 20, 2009

Pretty good. Tastes like eggnog flan but without the sugar syrup (which would be a nice addition). Nothing too exciting or special, but a nice way to use up eggnog after the holidays.

Jan 10, 2012

I had the same problem as wildwing - very curdy like and loads of liquid in the bottom. Although the taste was good, the texture was nothing like custard. So disappointing...


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  • Calories
  • 261 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.4 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 168 mg
  • 56%
  • Fat
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 104 mg
  • 4%

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

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