Soft Orange Custard

Soft Orange Custard

Soft Orange Custard

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This creamy custard with a splash of sunshiny citrus flavor can brighten any gray day.  It’s a light, lovely dessert!

Sue Friend                                                                                 Lynden, Washington

Soft Orange Custard Recipe

Soft Orange Custard

2 Tbsp. butter, soften

2/3 cup sugar

2 eggs lightly beaten

2 Tbsp. flour

¼ tsp. salt

¼ cup orange juice

1 ½ tsp. grated orange peel

1 tsp. lemon juice

1 cup fat-free milk

In a small bowl, beat butter and sugar on medium speed for 1 minute.  Add the eggs, flour and salt.  Beat for 2 minutes or until thickened.  Add the orange juice, orange peel and lemon juice.  Stir in the milk.

Pour into five 6 oz. ramekins or custard cups.  Place ramekins in a 13×9 inch baking pan.  Add 1 inch of boiling water to pan.

Bake, uncovered, at 325 F. for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.  Remove ramekins from water bath.  Serve warm or chilled.  Refrigerate leftovers.       5 servings

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