Sour cream gives this healthy baked custard recipe richness and tang. It's delicious with in-season strawberries, but feel free to substitute whatever berries you can get your hands on.

Lisa Weiss
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2017


Recipe Summary

25 mins
1 hr
Nutrition Profile:


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place eight 1- to 2-inch-deep individual baking dishes on a large rimmed baking sheet and coat with cooking spray.

  • Toss strawberries with 1 tablespoon sugar in a medium bowl.

  • Whisk the remaining 7 tablespoons sugar, flour and salt in another medium bowl. Add eggs and whisk to combine. Whisk in sour cream, butter and orange zest until combined.

  • Divide the berries among the prepared baking dishes. Top with equal portions of the custard.

  • Bake until puffed and just starting to brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes. Serve warm.


Equipment: Eight 8- to 10-ounce baking dishes

Nutrition Facts

251 calories; protein 4.5g 9% DV; carbohydrates 26.2g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 1.9g 8% DV; sugars 17.8g; fat 15g 23% DV; saturated fat 8.4g 42% DV; cholesterol 103.7mg 35% DV; vitamin a iu 497.7IU 10% DV; niacin equivalents 1.5mg 12% DV; vitamin b6mg 2% DV; vitamin c 49.6mg 83% DV; folate 54.3mcg 14% DV; calcium 67.1mg 7% DV; iron 1.1mg 6% DV; magnesium 18.6mg 7% DV; potassium 214.8mg 6% DV; sodium 263.5mg 11% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 9% DV; added sugar 13g; calories from fat 134.7kcal; percent of calories from carbs 40; percent of calories from fat 52; percent of calories from protein 7; percent of calories from sat fat 29.

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Rating: 5 stars
My husband raved about it. Light easy dessert to make. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
These are best served warm. The strawberries are such a nice bright addition to eggy custard. Read More