Caramel Custard

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 4 eggs

Method

Cook three-fourths a cup of sugar in a small sauce pan over the fire, until the sugar melts and becomes light brown in color. Lift the pan from the fire occasionally, to prevent burning. Add very carefully, as the mixture will steam up to some height, about one-fourth a cup of boiling water, and let stand in a hot place, until the caramel on the spoon and dish is melted. Beat four whole eggs an