Maple Hazelnut Custard

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maple hazelnut custard

I love custard in all its shapes and forms, whether it’s thick and creamy or light and eggy. This here is a rich and creamy version. It’s flavored with maple and vanilla and topped with chopped hazelnuts for some crunch. I love it and, yes, I ate all three of these little guys in one sitting.

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Maple Hazelnut Custard

A delicious recipe for a maple custard dessert with hazelnuts.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Cool Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple hazelnut custard
Servings: 5
Calories: 260kcal

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2.5 tablespoons sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple extract
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 10 hazelnuts, chopped

Instructions:

  • Heat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Bring a kettle with water to boil (for a water bath).
  • Bring the cream to a simmer.
  • Whisk sugar, salt, vanilla, maple and egg yolks until combined and lighter in color and texture than when you started.
  • Slowly add the cream to the egg mix while whisking continuously.
  • Place five 2-ounce ramekins into a baking pan.
  • Divide the custard among the ramekins.
  • Fill the baking pan with boiling water, about half-way up the outside of the ramekins.
  • Bake the custard until set (35 to 45 minutes).
  • Let cool, cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • Serve with chopped hazelnut sprinkled over the surface.

Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal

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