How to Make Old-Fashioned Baked Vanilla Custard

In this video, learn how to make Chef John’s old-fashioned baked vanilla custard recipe. The custard is rich and flavorful, featuring classic, simple ingredients like eggs, sugar, and milk. However, don’t let the simplicity fool you, this recipe looks and tastes amazing; plus, it’s quite adaptable, since you can top it with the best seasonal fruits and berries you can find. This dish makes an ideal dessert for a dinner party at home, since it feels somewhat upscale, and each person gets their own individual serving in a bowl.