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egg custard

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Definition of egg custard in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A custard made with milk and eggs, typically sweetened and baked.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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