Definition of custard
: a cooked mixture made of eggs and milk or cream and usually having a thick, creamy consistency By the eighteenth century it had become the dessert we know today: a layered treat of sponge cake, custard, fruit, jam, whipped cream and spirits. — Bon Appétit We toss a laurel wreath to the chefs for their … pastitsio and moussaka, both of which sported a savory custard topping.— Greg Morago et al. Smooth and creamy, custard lends itself to a range of both sweet and savory dishes.— Gabrielle Shaughness
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