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Day 25 Crockpot Challenge Slow Cooker Custard

With the temperatures reaching 87 degrees today I have certainly not been in the mood for anything hot! So I decided today was dessert day because I can cool this down and enjoy it after we were done on the roof!

2 Tablespoons of Butter
8 Eggs, beaten
2 Cups of Hal-and-half
2 Cups of Whole Milk
1 Cup of Sugar

This was actually easier then I thought it would be, although I'm sure not as healthy as I could have made it.lol Use the butter to grease the inside of your crockpot.In a mixing bowl mix all the ingredients well, then pour into your crockpot. Cover and let cook for about 4 hours, before turning off make sure your custard is set. Then turn pot off and uncover, let set for at least an hour at room temperature. I then put mine in the fridge to make nice and cold Mmmm.... You can top it with whatever you chose. Some good toppings are whipped cream, cinnamon, and nutmeg :O)

Comments

Melanie B said…
Never thought about cooking custard in there! :) I'm adding this to my "must try list"
Mellissa Hanks said…
I'd never even made custard lol it was good :)
LOVE MELISSA:) said…
I never thought of cooking custard either! You have the greatest recipes!
Lisa Weidknecht said…
Thank you for linking up with the Planet Weidknecht Weekend Hop!
Trisha said…
Who new that you could make custard in a crock pot? I sure didn't! Thanks for the recipe!

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