Recipe: This caramel custard in a jar is the perfect quarantine Easter dessert!

Simple and oh so yum!

Sonali Shenoy Published :  08th April 2020 07:39 PM   |   Published :   |  08th April 2020 07:39 PM

Caramel Custard Jars

Yields: 4 jars 

Time: 1 hour 



400 ml milk (boiled and cooled)

2 tsp vanilla essence

4 eggs 

200 gms sugar 




100 gms sugar 

2 tbs water



Step 1:
In a heavy bottomed sauce pan cook the sugar and water until the sugar is caramelised. you are looking for a nice golden brown. Be careful not to burn the sugar.

Step 2:
Pour the caramel into the glass jars or ceramic bowls & swirl it a little.

Step 3:
Add the sugar to the milk and stir well until the sugar is dissolved completely.

Step 4:
Whisk the eggs and add it to the milk. Use a whisk or an egg beater to incorporate the eggs, milk and sugar.

Step 5:
Strain the liquid to get a smooth custard and pour it into the jars. Do not omit this step.

Step 6:
Fill an aluminium tin with hot water and submerge the jars 3/4th in it and place the pan into the pre-heated  oven to bake at 180 degree Celsius for 45 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Step 7:
Once baked, take them out from the water bath and let it cool to room temperature. Refrigerate the custard for a few hours before serving it. 


Contributed by Cindana Manickavel of Sugar Monkeys, Chennai.