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[mass noun] A custard made with milk and eggs, typically sweetened and baked.
- ‘But if this is far too tacky for your delicate palate, you could always make yourself a quiche, bacon and egg pie or baked egg custard.’
- ‘Cultural eating patterns and beliefs can affect oral health in children, with one example being the tendency among some ethnic groups to put children to bed with a bottle of milk to which egg custard has been added.’
- ‘One day, using that principle, he over-cooked the egg custard for an ice cream, so that it practically became scrambled.’
- ‘Another house specialty is the crème caramel, a smooth egg custard properly cooked in a bain-marie, with a generous layer of maple syrup on the bottom.’
- ‘An odd choice I thought after a fairly large meal, but he declared it to be light and tangy and the real egg custard a treat.’
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