Baked Custard Recipes

Hungry for old-fashioned baked custard recipes, just like Grandma’s? Gather around the table and serve your custard dishes with fresh fruit and sprigs of mint, just like old times.

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Ginger Tea Pumpkin Custard

I created this recipe when I was first attending photography school. I realized I didn't have any of my usual spices, so out came the ginger tea. The result was wonderful and subtle. Even though I missed my kitchen at home, it was nice to have this comforting pumpkin custard. —Rhonda Adkins, Great Falls, Montana

Caramel Apple Creme Brulee

Here's the cream of the apple dessert crop. Fruit, caramel and cinnamon flavors enhance the rich, velvety custard. Served warm...


Pumpkin Creme Brulee

I've never met a creme brulee that I didn't love! I'm not a big pumpkin fan, but this is fantastic....


Ghostly Custards

You'll hear shrieks of delight when these not-so-spooky pumpkin custards appear for dessert. These ghosts will be gobbled up in...


Pumpkin Custard

This easy Thanksgiving dessert is a refreshing departure from pumpkin pie, but it has the same good old-fashioned...

Coconut Custard Pudding

"Here's an easy dessert that my whole family loves," says Wilma Lincoln from Grinnell, Iowa. "I use an artificial sweetener...


Pumpkin Flans

This silky, smooth dessert captures the essence and elegance of fall. I came up with the recipe myself, aiming to...

Pumpkin Napoleons

This is an outstanding dessert for special fall gatherings. The smooth pumpkin puree pairs well with the crunchy puff pastry.


Rich Pumpkin Custard

"When I was on a low-fat diet, I couldn't bear the thought of celebrating Thanksgiving without my favorite pumpkin pie,"...


Squash Custard Pie

Acorn squash has been a favorite of mine since I was little and my mother baked it with sugar and...


Cranberry Creme Brulee

Dress up classic creme brulee with an easy-to-make cranberry sauce. The sweet-tart sauce compliments the rich, creamy custard. —Taste of...

Mini Pumpkin Custards

Dinner guests don't need to feel guilty about indulging in dessert when they're offered small cups of creamy custard. Each...


Cinnamon-Spiced Pumpkin Flan

I love pumpkin and decided to add it to a traditional recipe for flan. It's an interesting change of pace...


Pumpkin Pecan Custard

My family loves pumpkin pie flavor, but this is a delicious, creamy, healthier alternative, and we don’t miss the crust...


Pumpkin Praline Creme Brulee

The crunchy pecans are a nice contrast to the creamy custard in this recipe. This dessert adds elegance to any...


Big Sweet Potato Flan

Guests are always delighted to see this creamy custard on the dessert table at holiday dinners. I've used squash instead...

Chocolate-Raspberry Creme Brulee

Just when I thought nothing could beat the specialness of creme brulee, I created this decadent version that stars rich...


Pumpkin Pie Custard

Instead of pumpkin pie, try this flavorful light holiday dessert. My husband’s aunt shared the recipe after she brought this...


Rum Raisin Creme Brulee

Inspired by a favorite ice cream flavor, I created this make-ahead recipe to free up some time in the kitchen....


Pumpkin Streusel Custard

This is a delectable dessert for chilly fall and winter days. The streusel topping complements the smooth, spicy custard to...


Chocolate Lover’s Custards

Just one spoonful of this custard, and you’ll be hooked and request it for every special occasion. Smooth and rich...


Eggnog Tiramisu Trifle

Rich and absolutely fabulous—my family's five-star dessert is simply an opulent presentation that is almost too good to eat. You'll...


Lemon Creme Brulee

Here’s a refreshing, tangy twist on a classic. Don’t have the kitchen torch traditionally used for creme brulee? Simply pop...


Hazelnut Pots de Creme

White chocolate and toasted ground hazelnuts make a heavenly combination in this rich, silky custard. Guests are sure to rave...

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Caramel Creme Brulee

This recipe comes out perfect every time and it's always a crowd-pleaser! A torch works best to get the sugar...