You are here: Home » Recipes » Mama Esther’s Baked Custard Mama Esther’s Baked Custard Recipe by American Profile Yield 6 servings PrintEmail "This recipe is from my Swedish Grandmother. We called her Mama Esther. She would be so proud to know that after her death, this delicious custard is still a huge hit." Ingredients 3 eggs, beaten1/2 cup sugar3 cups milk1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg Instructions Preheat oven to 300F. Mix eggs, milk and sugar in a medium-size bowl until smooth. Pour into 6 (3-inch) ramekin dishes or custard cups. Dust with a pinch of nutmeg. Place the cups in an 8-by-11-inch glass baking dish filled halfway with water. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until knife comes out clean when inserted in center. Tips From Our Test Kitchen: If you like vanilla, add a teaspoon of vanilla extract to the uncooked egg mixture. This custard is good served cold as a light dessert.