Custard Dessert

This custard dessert is basic and so more can be done with it.

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Course: Desserts

Cuisine: Caribbean, Fusion

Servings: 3


  • 4 tbsp custard powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cups milk or cream
  • 1/4 cup fine sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Beat the eggs with a whisk and add the milk or cream and vanilla essence. then mix in the water.
  • Next, mix together the custard powder, sugar and cinnamon. Add to the blended liquid.
  • Place the mixture in a deep pan and boil on medium heat. Use the whisk to stir the mixture while it cooks. Stir until the ingredients becomes thick.
  • Immediately remove from the heat and pour into a serving dish or ramekins.
  • Sprinkle a little grated nutmeg or cinnamon and chill.

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