Creamy Keto Custard: A Taste of Nostalgia, Keto-fied!

Craving a classic dessert without the sugar crash? This smooth and dreamy keto custard is your answer! Made with just 4 simple ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes, it’s the perfect way to indulge without derailing your keto goals.

A Blast from the Past, Keto-Style

Remember those warm, comforting egg custards your grandma used to make? This recipe captures that nostalgic feeling, but with a low-carb twist. I swapped out the sugar for keto-friendly sweeteners and heavy cream for a rich and decadent result. Trust me, no one will guess it’s sugar-free!

The Secret to Keto Custard Perfection:

  • Room temperature ingredients:¬†This ensures even baking and a smooth texture.
  • Whisk it well:¬†Break up any egg yolks for a velvety custard.
  • Water bath magic:¬†Baking in a water bath creates a gentle heat that prevents curdling.
  • Spice it up!¬†Add a hint of cinnamon,¬†nutmeg,¬†or rose water for a personalized touch.

Ready to Whip Up This Keto Dream?


  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ¬ľ cup granulated sweetener of choice (monk fruit or erythritol)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat¬†your oven to 350¬įF (180¬įC).¬†Grease 4 ramekins (2-3 inch).
  2. Whisk together eggs, cream, sweetener, and vanilla extract in a bowl until smooth.
  3. Divide the mixture among the ramekins.
  4. Boil water and carefully pour it into a baking dish until ramekins are submerged 1 inch deep.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes, or until set.
  6. Enjoy warm or chilled!

Tips & Tricks:

  • Storing:¬†Custard lasts up to 2 weeks in the fridge.¬†Let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.
  • Freezing:¬†Freeze individual portions for up to 6 months.¬†Thaw overnight in the fridge.
  • Serve it up:¬†Top with berries,¬†whipped cream,¬†or a scoop of keto ice cream for a delightful dessert.

Keto-Friendly Nutrition:

  • Serving size:¬†1
  • Calories:¬†263
  • Net carbs:¬†2g
  • Protein:¬†7g
  • Fat:¬†32g


Easy Keto Custard Recipe

Indulge in the simplicity and elegance of this keto custard, a delightful dessert crafted from only four low-carb ingredients. Perfect for those following a ketogenic diet, this custard requires no sugar or thickeners, making it a guilt-free pleasure.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 263 kcal


  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup granulated sweetener monk fruit sweetener or erythritol recommended
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  • Begin by preheating your oven to 180¬įC (350¬įF). Lightly grease four 2-3 inch ovenproof ramekins and arrange them in a large baking dish.
  • In a large mixing bowl, thoroughly whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, sweetener, and vanilla extract until the mixture is smooth and well combined. Evenly distribute the mixture among the prepared ramekins.
  • Boil water using a kettle or on the stove, ensuring you have between 2-4 cups of boiling water ready. Carefully pour the boiling water into the baking dish, ensuring the ramekins are submerged to a depth of about an inch.
  • Carefully place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake the custard for approximately 30 minutes, or until the custard is firm on the top.
  • Once baked, remove the custards from the oven. They can be enjoyed warm or allowed to cool completely. For a chilled dessert, refrigerate the custards until cold.


  • To Store: Keep the custard in the refrigerator, sealed tightly, for up to 2 weeks. For optimal enjoyment, allow the custard to sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes before serving.
  • To Freeze: For longer storage, place individual portions of custard in freezer-safe containers. They can be stored in the freezer for up to 6 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before enjoying.
Nutritional Information (per serving)
  • Calories: 263 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 32g
  • Sodium: 99mg
  • Potassium: 141mg
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 1952 IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
  • Calcium: 98mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Net Carbs: 2g
Enjoy this classic, creamy custard that seamlessly fits into your keto lifestyle, offering a delectable and elegant dessert option with minimal carbs.



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