Mom`s Special Caramel Custard

Ingredients

For the custard:
2 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon Flavoring: vanilla essence OR a pinch of grated nutmeg
For the caramel:
1/4 cup sugar

Preparation

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For this delicious custard, follow the recipe below....
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For the caramel :
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Take the sugar & water in a thick bottomed pan. Heat it over medium heat without stirring. When sugar begins to melt, tilt the pan gently so that the sugar is melted evenly. Heat till sugar caramelizes - turns golden brown. Pour the caramel into the pudding mould & tilt & rotate gently so that the caramel spreads evenly. Set aside to cool a bit.
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For the custard :
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Heat milk till warm over gas or in microwave.
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In a separate bowl break the eggs, add the sugar & flavor of your choice & mix gently with a whisk.
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Add the warm milk & mix gently. Strain. Pour the strained egg-milk mixture into the mould (over the caramel). Do not stir! Cover the mould with a lid. Close with the cooker lid. Pressure cook upto 3 whistles.
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Alternatively, you could cover the mould with a lid or aluminium foil & place in cooker. Close with the cooker lid & steam for 25 to 30 mins till done.
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Serving tips :
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Chill the cooked custard in the refrigerator for minimum 3-4 hrs. Then unmould on a decorative serving plate with the caramel side up & serve.
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You could have them warm too if you do not have the patience to wait to dig in to this delicious creme caramel!

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Added:

December 17, 2010

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