Serves 4-6

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 teasp ground nutmeg
  • 200 g shortcrust pastry

Roll pastry and line a greased pie dish or flan ring. Bake blind at 200 degrees C for 15 mins. Discard blind material. Stirring occasionally, bring milk, sugar almost to boil in a double boiler. Lightly beat eggs in bowl. Pour hot milk onto eggs stirring mixture with wooden spoon. Pour egg mixture gently into base and sprinkle with nutmeg. Return to oven and bake 180 degrees C for about 20 minutes until custard sets. Cool and serve.