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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Maple-Apple Clafouti

This fruit pudding could not be easier to make! A traditional comfort food in France, it is often made with cherries. I use apples and maple syrup to give it a real Midwestern flair. —Bridget Klusman, Otsego, Michigan

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...


Peach and Raspberry Clafouti

Clafouti is a custard-like dessert made with fresh fruit and batter in a baking dish. It is so wonderful to...


Strawberry Custard Torte

"This elegant dessert is as beautiful as it is delicious," says Brenda Bodnar from Euclid, Ohio. "Not only is it...


Tropical Macadamia Custard Dessert

"My husband’s co-workers always love my desserts," says Brenda Melancon in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, "especially the cookies and bars. So...

Pomegranate Creme Brulee

Creme brulee is a decadent, elegant dessert that I reserve for the holidays and special occasions. This version features the...


Mixed Berry Shortcake

This fruit-filled summer dessert looks so pretty served in parfait glasses. Strawberries, blueberries and a cool custard sauce are layered...

Blueberry Betty

Cubes of toasted raisin bread top this yummy blueberry treat that has just the right degree of sweetness. "I concocted...


Warm Banana Pudding

I've enjoyed my mother's pudding for as long as I can remember. She and I revised it, using a sugar...


Lemon Sponge Pudding

You'll want to pucker up and kiss the cook once you try this comforting pudding bursting with fresh lemon flavor!...


Puff Pastry Hearts

These adorable cream-filled hearts are perfect for Valentine’s Day or any time you want to serve a loving treat. The...

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....


Soft Orange Custard

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


Raspberry Custard Meringue

Whenever I serve this meringue at a dinner, I can count on one thing—hearing a few husbands asking their wives...


Lemon Custard in Meringue Cups

My husband loves lemon meringue pie. This variation is a favorite of his. I like it, too...it's very easy to...


Southern Banana Pudding

This is an old Southern recipe, featuring a comforting custard layered with bananas and vanilla wafers, then topped with a...

Apple Turnovers with Custard

I'm almost finished writing my own cookbook. When I was working on the apple section, I knew I had to...


Chocolate-Raspberry Creme Brulee

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


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...


Lemon Cloud Pie

This flavorful, festive pie is my favorite for parties and family gatherings.


Blackberry Custard Torte

Says Ann Fox of Austin, Texas, "Blackberries are my husband's favorite fruit, so I make this outstanding dessert especially for...


Lemon Pudding Cake

My husband, Lloyd, loves this cake because it tastes like lemon meringue pie. The cake is no-fuss and makes just...


Best Rhubarb Pie

MY MOTHER always made Rhubarb Custard Pie with the first rhubarb picked. It's one of my earliest memories of a...


Lemon Cake Custard

“This old-time dessert is still a wonderful finale to a meal,” writes Brenda Sanders of Hampstead, North Carolina. “I hope...

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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...


Raisin Custard Pie

A comforting, old-fashioned dessert, this custard pie is one of my mom's best. The fluffy meringue makes it look so...


Lime Pudding Cakes

This old-time dessert was always a real treat. My mother, Lois, baked it for us. Now I share it with...


Creamy Orange Flans

The smooth, velvety texture and vibrant orange flavor makes these individual flans a delightful way to end a spring meal....