Caramel Custard | Caramel Custard Pudding Recipe

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Caramel custard pudding

Caramel Custard is a delicious dessert with a soft caramel on top. This is a simple and perfect dessert for a quick treat. Here goes the recipe :

Ingredients

400 ml milk
3 eggs
5 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence

For the caramel
½ cup sugar

¼ cup water

Caramel pudding
Caramel Custard

Method

  • In a mixing bowl take 3 eggs, add the milk, sugar and vanilla essence.
  • Mix them well with a whisk. Keep this aside.
  • Heat a thick bottomed pan.
  • Add ½ cup sugar and ¼ cup water.
  • Allow the sugar to caramelize. Do not stir.
  • Once the sugar is caramelized, remove from fire and pour the caramel into a mould/tin.
  • Spread the caramel evenly.
  • Cover the mould/tin with a lid or aluminium foil.
  • In a steamer, add 2 cups of water and place a trivet at the bottom.
  • Place the mould/tin on the trivet. Cover and steam for 25 minutes.
  • After 25 minutes, open the lid of the steamer.
  • Remove the tin from the steamer. Let it cool.
  • Once it cools down, refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours.
  • After 4 hours, use a knife to loosen the custard from the sides. Place  a plate on the tin and holding the tin carefully, invert the tin.  Caramel custard is ready to be served.

Note:

  1. It is important not to stir the sugar while making the caramel. Stirring the sugar will result in the caramel getting sticky and thick.
  2. The sugar should not be cooked for a long time , or else the caramel will get bitter.

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Some other milk based desserts on this blog are : Dry fruits Shrikhand, Mango Shrikhand, Rose Phirni, Thandai Phirni, Mango Ice-cream, Rava Kheer, Rice Kheer

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