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This custard is a must for your holiday table. The rich and creamy custard texture flavored with rum and nutmeg is sure to draw a a lot of kudos from your guests. Easy to multiply, this recipe can be ready in as little as 50 minutes but is a terrific make-ahead dessert as its time in the refrigerator ensures a perfectly set custard. The best way to boil milk is to simply cook slowly looking for small bubbles to form, at that stage your milk is boiling enough for the next step. Putting the custard into a water bath makes the baking atmosphere gentle enough not to curdle your eggs, making that smooth delicious texture that custards are famous for.
⅛ tsp, or to taste
½ fl oz, dark-variety (about 1 Tbsp)