Apricot Custards

Baked custard, one of the ultimate comfort foods, is updated in this low-fat dessert to showcase the addition of tangy apricots.



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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
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    1  16  ounce can 
    unpeeled apricot halves (water-pack), drained
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    2   
    beaten eggs
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    1   cup 
    fat-free milk
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    2   tablespoons 
    sugar
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    drops rum flavoring or almond extract
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    Several dashes ground cardamom or ground nutmeg
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    Fresh mint (optional)

Directions
1.
Slice 4 apricot halves for garnish, if desired; set aside. Chop remaining apricot halves. Place chopped apricots on paper towels to drain thoroughly.
2.
Place four 6-ounce custard cups or individual souffle dishes in a shallow baking pan. Divide the chopped apricots among the cups or dishes.
3.
In a small mixing bowl combine the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, and rum flavoring or almond extract. Pour the egg mixture over chopped apricots. Sprinkle with cardamom or nutmeg.
4.
Place the baking pan containing the cups or dishes in the oven. Pour boiling water around cups or dishes in pan to depth of 1 inch.
5.
Bake in a 325 degree F. oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the centers comes out clean. Remove cups or dishes from water. Serve custards warm. Garnish with the reserved apricot slices and fresh mint, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 116, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 108, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 17, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 6, sodium (mg) 67, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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