Spiced baked custard with blueberries recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 20 mins to prep, 40 mins to cook and 20 mins to chill
  • 428 calories / serving
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A great take on a classic, this baked custard mixes seasonal blueberries with spiced custard to make a dish bursting with flavour.

Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 2, 150°C, fan 130°C.

Pour the cream and milk into a saucepan. Add the nutmeg and cinnamon and bring to the boil. Meanwhile combine the eggs with the sugar in a bowl, then slowly pour in the hot cream, whisking continually.

Divide the blueberries between 6 wide, shallow ramekins, then pour the custard over the top. Place into a large roasting tin and pour in enough water to come half way up the sides of the ramekins. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, until the custard is set.

Remove the custard from the roasting tin and set aside to cool. Serve when ready.

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  • Ingredients

  • 250ml (8fl oz) double cream
  • 50ml milk
  • 1/4 tsp grated nutmeg
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) caster sugar
  • 150g (5oz) blueberries
  • For the topping

  • 75g (3oz) caster sugar, a mixture of refined and golden
  • Energy 1785kj 428kcal 21%
  • Fat 31g 44%
  • Saturates 16g 82%
  • Sugars 35g 38%
  • Salt 0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 35.8g Protein 5.2g Fibre 0.9g

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