How to make Caramel Custard -

A classic Crème Caramel - sweet, soft and melts in your mouth.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Castor sugar (caster sugar) (कैस्टर शुगर / बारीक चीनी), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : French

Course : Desserts

Caramel Custard

Caramel Custard Recipe Card


Hindi: cheeni
Ever imagined what life would be without some meetha? The gulab jamuns, barfis, pedas, laddoos, modaks, halwas…you can say let the sugar substitutes rule but not everything is possible with substitutes! One of oldest flavourings and condiments used by mankind, this ingredient is an instant provider of energy. Also available in various types, sugar is either derived from sugarcane or beetroot.

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Caramel Custard Recipe

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 90 grams +

  • Milk 500 millilitres

  • Eggs 5

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180°C.

Step 2

Heat milk in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Break eggs in a bowl. Add vanilla essence, 90 grams castor sugar and whisk well.

Step 4

Add heated milk, little by little and keep whisking. Strain the mixture into another bowl and set aside to cool.

Step 5

To make caramel, heat a non-stick pan. Add ¼ cup castor sugar and 1 tablespoon water and cook till the sugar caramelizes.

Step 6

Pour caramel into individual ramekin moulds and set aside for 5-10 minutes.

Step 7

Pour egg-milk mixture into the moulds and place them in a water bed on a baking tray.

Step 8

Place baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 9

Remove from heat, cool to room temperature and refrigerate for 4-5 hours and demould.

Step 10


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