Caramel Custard

Southern Living
Caramel CustardRecipe
The hot water bath helps insulate the custard from the direct heat of the oven and provides a more gentle environment for even baking.
Makes 10 servings


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1/2 cup sugar
2 egg yolks
1 large egg
1 (14-oz.) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
1 (12-oz.) can evaporated fat-free milk
3 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon vanilla extract


Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes
Bake: 1 Hours
Chill: 3 Hours

1. Cook sugar in an 8-inch round cake pan (with 2-inch sides) over medium heat, shaking pan occasionally, 5 minutes or until sugar melts and turns light golden brown. Remove pan from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. (Sugar will harden.)

2. Process egg yolks and next 5 ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour mixture over caramelized sugar in pan. Cover mixture with aluminum foil.

3. Place cake pan in a broiler pan. Add hot water (150°) to pan to a depth of 2/3 inch.

4. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a knife inserted in center of custard comes out clean. Remove cake pan from water bath; cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.

5. Run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; invert onto a serving plate.

Tip: The 8-oz. blocks of 1/3-less-fat cream cheese have marks on the packaging noting 1 oz. measurements. By using these marks, it is easy to measure the 3 oz. of cream cheese that you need for this recipe.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per slice.

Banana-Caramel Custard: Prepare custard recipe as directed, adding 1 medium-size ripe banana to egg yolk mixture in blender.

Per (1-slice) serving: Calories 231 (13% from fat); Fat 3.3g (sat 1.7g, mono 0.6g, poly 0.2g); Protein 7.8g; Carb 41.8g; Fiber 0.4g; Chol 75mg; Iron 0.3mg; Sodium 127mg; Calc 214mg

Created date

June 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 220
Caloriesfromfat 13 %
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 7.7 g
Carbohydrate 38.9 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 127 mg
Calcium 214 mg