Steamed Ginger Egg Custard

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 3-4


  • 2 tablespoon ginger juice (from ~ 2 inch fresh ginger)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  1. Grate fresh ginger and squeeze the grated ginger to get ginger juice.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, and sugar until sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Add in ginger juice to the mixture, and whisk again.
  4. Strain into bowls/ramekins, and cover each bowl/ramekin with aluminum foil.
  5. Prepare a steamer over medium heat. Steam the custard mixture until firm and fully cooked. About 20-25 minutes, but the steaming time depends on the bowl/ramekin you are using, so please check starting at around 15 minutes.

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