This is a very common and traditional dessert in Hong Kong. The custard is supposed to be as smooth and soft as silken tofu and there are a couple key tips to making sure the custard turns out that way. The key to this recipe is to pre-cook your eggs before steaming them.

Chinese Steamed Ginger Custard Recipe

Ingredients

(makes 3 small bowls)

  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-inch of ginger, peeled