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Decadent National Caramel Custard Day Recipe

This custard is a bit more work than some other puddings, but it’s worth it for National Caramel Custard Day!

ramekinsIt is so rich & creamy with decadence written all over it.

How to Make Caramel Custard:

I have a lovely recipe that I have successfully used over the years for a change or even for service at dinner parties. Try it…you’ll love it!

Type: Dessert Recipe

Serve with: homemade whipped cream
Prep Time: 8 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Refrigerator Time: 30 min – 1 hr
Serves: 8

whipping creamIngredients:

  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups milk – warm
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp hot water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  1. Heat in a medium saucepan on medium heat, 1 cup sugar until dissolved. * Tip: Do not boil until sugar is totally dissolved.
  2. Increase heat to medium high and bring to a boil for 2 minutes covered.
  3. Remove lid & continue to cook until caramel darkens. It should reach a dark amber color. * Tip: Do not burn – be careful!
  4. Remove from heat and gently stir in 3 tbsp hot water.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine milk, eggs & salt, and slowly stir into the caramel mixture on low heat until caramel and milk/egg mixture are totally combined.
  6. Remove from heat and add vanilla extract, stirring until combined evenly.
  7. Pour into ramekins or a large pudding bowl.
  8. Cool in refrigerator covered with plastic wrap.

This is delicious served as is or with homemade whipped cream.

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