Easy Lemon Tea-Infused Custard with Candied Apricots

This custard is deceptively easy to achieve – you don’t even need an oven! The lemon tea-steeped custard and candied apricots are both prepared using a microwave, and can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Serves: 4
  • Lemon Tea-Infused Custard:
  • Candied Apricots:
10 mins Prep time 15 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
15 mins Cook time
  • For the Lemon Tea-Infused Custard, microwave cream and tea bags in medium microwavable bowl on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in ginger. Cover. Let steep 5 minutes. Discard tea bags.

  • Meanwhile, for the Candied Apricots, place apricots, sugar, water and ginger in small microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute. Stir in almonds; cover. Set aside.

  • Beat eggs and sugar in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Gradually whisk in cream mixture. Pour into 4 (6-ounce) microwavable ramekins or cups. Microwave on MEDIUM (50% power) 7 minutes or just until custard is set. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes. Serve warm with Candied Apricots.

Cooking tip

Check your tea bags for metal staples. Be sure to remove before microwaving.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 578Calories: 578Cholesterol: 330mg
  • Sodium: 111mgProtein: 10g
  • Total Fat: 46gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 31g