Cinnamon Basil Custard

posted by Sage 06-04-98 5:36 PM

4 c. milk
4 eggs
1 c. packed fresh cinnamon basil leaves
1/2 c. sugar

Bring milk to scalding point and skim. Submerge basil leaves in the hot milk for 20 min. Meanwhile heat oven to 350*. Beat eggs and sugar until well mixed , set aside.

Strain leaves out of milk and discard. Reheat the milk to hot and pour slowly into egg mixture stirring until blended. Put into custard dish.

Put custard dish in larger pan of water(water must be up to the level of the custard).

Bake for 45 min.

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