Mom's custards

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
5 larges Egg yolks (or 6 yolks AND 2 whole eggs)
½ cup Sugar (or to taste)
½ teaspoon Salt
4 cups Milk
\N \N Nutmeg, grated

Sprinkle salt over egg yolks; beat thoroughly. In separate bowl, add sugar to milk (to taste, should be a little sweeter than finished custard). Add milk to eggs, mix thoroughly.

Ladle mixture into custard cups and sprinkle tops with nutmeg. Place cups in a pan filled with 1 inch of water; bake at 350 degrees F.

about 45 minutes (test middles with toothpick). If water begins to boil, drop the oven temperature.

(Use egg whites for Angel Food Cake.)

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