From, "Tell Me More, A Cookbook Spiced with Cajun Traditions and Food Memories," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 cups half & half

  • 3 cups milk

  • 4 eggs and 8 egg yolks

  • 1 cup powdered sugar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


Caramel: Melt 1 cup sugar in a heavy pot.  Cook sugar until it is a golden color – pour into custard cups.

Custard: Bring cream and milk to a boil.  Beat eggs, yolks and sugar until thick,slowly add hot milk to egg mixture.  Mix well.  Pour intocups.  Bake at 325 degrees in a water bath for 1 hour.

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