Amish Baked Custard is a classic dessert recipe that’s simple, comforting, and delicious. Made with a few basic ingredients, this custard is baked to perfection and topped with a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour and 10 minutes Serves: 4-6

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 272
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 177mg
  • Sodium: 119mg
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 27g
  • Protein: 10g


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Nutmeg, for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (165°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until well combined.
  3. Add the milk and vanilla extract, and stir until everything is combined.
  4. Pour the mixture into a baking dish.
  5. Place the baking dish into a larger baking dish and add enough water to come halfway up the sides of the baking dish.
  6. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until the custard is set.
  7. Remove from the oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
  8. Sprinkle the top with nutmeg, if desired, and serve.