Brandy Chocolate Custard

by Virginia
(Missouri)

This is a really simple custard recipe from scratch. It is light and healthy, made with all-natural ingredients. And delicious. You can leave the brandy out if you want, and add another flavor instead.

Ingredients
2 cups of milk
3 Tablespoons of instant milk
4 Tablespoons of honey (I'm sure you could use sugar instead)
2 teaspoons of brandy (or rum)
...or substitute with 1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs, beaten
1 Tablespoon coco powder
1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional)
1/3 cup chocolate chips (optional)

Add in the instant milk into the regular milk and beat it well with a beater. Then beat the eggs. Add them into the milk and mix them in with a wire whisk. Next put in the honey and brandy (or vanilla instead). Lastly, stir in the coco powder, coconut and chocolate chips.

I have custard cups that I use. Or you could use a glass baking dish. Make sure you oil either one before putting in the mixture. I use the custard cups, and I've always been taught that you place them in a pan, then put hot water in the pan so that it goes about half way up the outside of the custard cups. This helps with steaming. Then bake them at 325 F for around 45 to 50 minutes. Test a custard cup with a knife to see if it's done. It will be clean when you pull it out. Almost everyone likes chocolate, and good, old-fashioned custard is a popular dessert with the elderly.

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Really Good
by: Cynthia

I agree, this is a really good custard recipe. I had never heard of putting brandy in custard before (I guess I live a sheltered life). Added a little zest to our card game the other night. Quite a bit different type of dessert than usual, and everyone loved it. Thanks for sharing!

Wow, great recipe
by: Anonymous

Wow this is an excellent recipe. Including of course the brandy part of it. The taste of brandy and chocolate together is just great. It's a nice smooth custard too. I made it for a special luncheon and everybody loved it. So thanks very much for putting this recipe up!

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