Easy Steamed Egg Custard

Easy Steamed Egg Custard


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A simple dessert that gets its sweetness from rock sugar. An ideal dessert to finish a Chinese themed meal, serve with fresh fruit.


Serves: 2 

  • 25g rock sugar
  • 4 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 cup (250ml) full fat milk
  • 2 large eggs

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Dissolve the rock sugar with the hot water. Mix in the milk and eggs.
  2. Pass the mixture through a sieve into two bowls. Cover each bowl with a piece of foil.
  3. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Turn the heat down to low then place the bowls into a steamer insert, cover and cook for 10 minutes.


Rock sugar can be purchased in Asian speciality shops.

Cook's note

Do not rush the cooking process. Otherwise you will have a rubbery egg custard.

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