Preparation / Directions:
Heat oven to 325 degrees.
In a medium saucepan, scald the milk. In a separate bowl, whisk together
the eggs, vanilla and sugar.=20
Carefully whisk some of the hot milk into the egg mixture, pouring in a
slow steady stream. Pour custard mixture into 4 6 oz. custard cups and
place them in a 8x8 baking pan. Pour 1/2 inch boiling water around the
custard cups. Sprinkle nutmeg on the c ustard, if desired.=20
Bake in the center of the preheated oven for 35 minutes until set, and
knife inserted into the middle of the custard comes out clean.=20
Serve warm or chilled.