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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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 or chilled, it's a classic end to a meal. —Cheryl Perry, Hertford, North Carolina

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....


Strawberry Custard Torte

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


Pumpkin Napoleons

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


White Chocolate Creme Brulee

When you want a dessert for a special occasion, try this one. Serving two, it's perfect for Valentine's Day or...

Pumpkin Flans

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


Pomegranate Creme Brulee

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

Delicious Maple Flan

Here's a deliciously different spin on traditional flan that's also quick and easy to prepare. Its smooth, creamy texture simply...


Sweetheart Custard Dessert

Your special valentine will think you bought this gorgeous confection at a bakery! Kathy Zielicke of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin...


Squash Custard Pie

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


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...

Creamy Flan

Flan has always been a hit with my family and friends so I downsized it to be just enough for...


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 Pecan Custard

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


Chocolate and Vanilla Creme Brulee

For a truly delicious dessert that will impress every guest, try this fancy recipe. It tastes so delicious.—Taste of Home...


Almond Coconut Flans

Individual desserts always make an impression at special occasion suppers and these flans are no exception. The almond and coconut...

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...


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...


Vanilla Flan

Sweet, creamy and comforting, flan is a universally known Spanish dessert. The rich treat is the perfect finale to a...


Tiffany Cups

This mouthful is delightful and so cute in mini-ramekins. Creamy vanilla is comforting with a strong Irish Cream accent. I...


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...


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...

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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...


Italian Flan

This rich, silky custard has a hint of coffee flavor and it's is draped with a luscious caramel sauce. It...


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...


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,"...


Macadamia-Crusted Custards

Sized just right for a twosome, these elegant nut-crusted custards make a simple but scrumptious finale for any meal. “Best...