Steamed Custard with Lemon

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

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Ken Hom's Quick Wok

Ken Hom's Quick Wok

By Ken Hom

Published 2002

  • About

This exotic-sounding dessert is really very simple to make. So simple, in fact, that my mother made it often just because it was so easy. The oranges are essential as they add a refreshing touch to this delicate custard, but it will also combine well with other fresh fruits. Serve it with your favourite biscuits.


  • 4 whole eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 8 tablespoons sugar


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the eggs and yolks with the sugar. Then add the milk and lemon zest, and mix well.
  2. Next set up a steamer or put a rack into a wok and fill it with 5 cm(2 in