Mrs Gaines Special Custard Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Eggs5 , separated
 Whole eggs2
 Milk1 Pint
 Sugar7 Tablespoon (For Egg Whites)
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 Custard7 Tablespoon (For Custard)
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1458 Calories from Fat 565

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.5%

Saturated Fat 23.5 g117.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1565.4 mg

Sodium 1172 mg48.8%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g53%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 148.9 g

Protein 67 g133.8%

Vitamin A 43.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 82.9% Iron 36.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place 5 egg yolks and 2 whole eggs with 7 T.sugar in mixer; beat at high speed until well mixed.
Add milk, salt and vanilla; blend well.
Pour mixture into round pyrex dish; place in pan of hot water, and bake at 300° to 325° until top is lightly browned and custard does not cling to knife when blade is inserted.
Beat 5 egg whites until stiff, add 7 T.sugar.
Hand beater allows more air to be folded in.
Completely cover top of custard and return to oven until lightly browned at 325°.