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Creme Caramel Custard Recipe

This is just the right dessert for your dinner table as It is loved by both the young and old equally.

caramel pudding
caramel pudding
This caramel custard pudding is just the right dessert for your dinner table as It is loved by both the young and old equally. The crunchy sugar caramel topping of this pudding makes it unique. This custard pudding is also known as flan, and it can be served even on special occasions. Take a break from the same old dessert recipe and try this simple and easy-to-cook pudding recipe. It is made freshly out of milk, egg, and sugar. Vanilla essence is used, especially to add some extra flavor to the custard. Once the batter is ready to cook, it is poured over the homemade caramel and then steam-cooked in a pot. This recipe tells you the easiest way to cook a pudding without the use of any double broiler or oven. All you need are some basic kitchen utensils.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 200 ml Warm Milk
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Egg (Medium Sized)


  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Water
Nutrition Facts
Creme Caramel Custard
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 0.02g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 164mg55%
Sodium 64mg3%
Potassium 65mg2%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Sugar 60g67%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 238IU5%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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Make the batter:

  • Take a suitable glass bowl and add warm milk, egg, sugar, and vanilla. Use a hand mixer to whisk this mixture until it is just incorporated. Avoid overbeating this mixture. Pass this mixture through a fine sieve twice to get a smoother texture.
    200 ml Warm Milk, 3 tbsp Sugar, 1 Egg, 1/2 tsp Vanilla

Prepare the Caramel Mixture:

  • Add 2 tablespoons of sugar and 1 tablespoon of water into a small pot and stir cook this mixture until the sugar is melted and turned into a caramel brown color.
    2 tbsp Sugar, 1 tsp Water
  • Pour this caramel mixture into a small-sized baking pan and allow it to sit for 10 minutes. It’s time to pour the egg-milk over this layer caramel.

Cook this Mixture:

  • Cover this baking pan with a foil sheet and seal its edges. Transfer this pan to a cooking pot and pour 1 ½ cup water to this pot then put on its lid.  Let the pudding cook for 25 minutes on low heat.
  • Remove the pudding pan from the pot and allow it to cool at room temperature then remove the foil sheet from its top. Run a sharp knife around the rim of the pudding then flip it over the serving plate.


  • Garnish as desired and serve.



  • Nothing tastes better than a fresh and chilled pudding; it is suggested to keep it in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.
  • If you are not ready to serve, keep the egg batter ready in the refrigerator for the pudding then assemble and cook with the caramel coating when desired.
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