Top Rated Custard Recipes

This old-fashioned pie celebrates the simple goodness of eggs, cream, butter, and milk. Check out how to turn this recipe into a banana cream pie below. Adapted from  "The Commonsense Kitchen" by Tom Hudgens. 
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Pumpkin is the the ultimate fall ingredient. The great thing about this dessert is that you make it and put it aside while it chills. There's no need to worry about serving it warm. The coconut milk gives it an extra sweetness without that artificial flavor.  Click here to see the 10 Dessert Recipes for Diabetics (Slideshow)
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Meringue Clouds with Custard
Farófias are little cloud-like meringues, briefly poached in hot milk, then served with custard and cinnamon. They are similar to the French dessert îles flottantes but have such a long Portuguese history that no one is quite sure whether the two are related. I learned to make these at the Cooking Lisbon school, where they proved to be deceptively light and dangerously easy to eat.Cinnamon has been widely used in Portuguese sweets since at least the 1500s, when part of modern-day Sri Lanka came under their control, then known as Portuguese Ceylon. — Rebecca Seal, author of Lisbon
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This creamy frozen custard recipe will give you a taste of summer all year long. Using simple, high-quality ingredients, this recipe transforms an ordinary frozen dessert into a dish that will leave your guests begging for more.
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For dessert, serve this Thanksgivukkah-themed side dish. The pumpkin custard gives the layers of kugel a rich and creamy flavor. 
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Maple Custard Pie
The sweet maple syrup imparts a subtle, but not overwhelming flavor to the buttermilk custard, and the star of the pie is the cornmeal crust and the coconut, which is a welcomed change from traditional pastry crusts.
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Chawanmushi (Japanese Egg Custard)
This savory Japanese egg custard is the perfect comfort food for cold winter nights. Although the dish is traditionally made with gingko nuts and mitsuba, home cooks can toss in any of their favorite ingredients. In this recipe, I added shrimp and kamaboko, a fish cake with a bright pink lining. You can also substitute it with bite-sized pieces of chicken, or even crab meat. Click here to see What are Heirloom Eggs?
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Berry Crêpes with Custard Sauce
Whisk your guests away with this elegant and Parisian brunch recipe. The creamy custard that tops these berried filled crêpes is light, airy, and very sweet.
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Walkers Shortbread and Life, Love and Sugar
This patriotic, fresh fruit trifle is the perfect final touch to any summertime barbecue. No matter the occasion, this is sure to please.This recipe is courtesy of Walkers Shortbread and Life, Love and Sugar.
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Created by executive chef Beau MacMillan of elements restaurant in Scottsdale, Ariz., this recipe combines the traditional and loved flavors of Thanksgiving in a new and unexpected way.
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Vanilla Custard Sauce
Ice cream is grand, whipped cream an ethereal dream, but there's almost nothing I'd rather serve with apple pie than vanilla custard sauce. For one, it's unexpected. It's hard to upstage an apple pie, but a little pitcher of this, pulled from the fridge at the last moment, can create quite a stir. It’s different: A lot of people have never had it before. And it’s delicious, like cool vanilla velvet on the tongue. Not only that, you can whip up a batch in less time than it takes to run to the store for a pint of vanilla ice cream. There’s only one important rule to remember when preparing this sauce: Don't boil it. Boiling will cause the yolks to curdle, leaving you with a pile of sweetened, semi-scrambled eggs. Here’s how I make it. See all vanilla recipes.
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Kaffir Lime Custards
This dreamy custard is super silky and astonishingly simple to make. The secret: It firms up in a couple of hours with lime juice instead of the usual eggs or gelatin. Click here to see Jump Into the Kitchen with 'America's Greatest Home Cooks'.
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