Fruit custard is a delicious, creamy and rich chilled dessert made with custard powder, milk, seasonal fruits and nuts. Also known as fruit salad with custard, this is a popular dessert in India. A chilled fruit custard makes its presence in most special meals and parties. Fruit custard can be a great summer treat for your friends, family and guests.
Fruit custard is made by mixing chopped seasonal fruits with chilled custard sauce. Custard is a saucy dish that was traditionally prepared with cream, milk and eggs. Today one can find so many ways of making a custard. The simplest way is to use a store bought custard powder like I have done for this post.
I love preparing the fruits and keeping it refrigerated. That ways they are not only chilled but also release some of that delicious juice which makes the fruit custard tastier.
Fruit CustardCourse: DessertCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
An easy eggless sweet that you can prepare at home and serve chilled during the hot summer months!
For the custard
Milk – 1.5 cups
Sugar – 2 tbsp
Custard Powder – 2 tbsp
- Other Ingredients
Apple – ½, chopped
Pomegranate Kernels – ¼ cup
Seedless Grapes – a few, halved
Orange – ½, segmented and sliced
Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp
Sugar – 2 tbsp
Chopped dry fruits and mixed seeds for topping
- Heat milk in a pan. As the milk warms up, add ¼ cup of the hot milk into the custard powder and mix it well.
- Once the milk starts simmering, add the custard powder mix and keep whisking continuously. Add the sugar and mix well till the custard thickens a little and is smooth. Let it cool down and then refrigerate it.
- Cut all the fruits and add it to a bowl. Add the lemon juice and sugar and mix it well and keep it aside. For serving, add some fruits to a bowl and then add the custard.
- Top it up with chopped dry fruits and mixed seeds and serve cold.
Fruit custard is a dessert made by mixing chopped seasonal fruits with chilled cusard sauce. Custard is a saucy dish that was traditionally prepared with cream, milk and eggs. Today one can find so many ways of making a custard. The simplest way is to use a store bought custard powder like I have done for this post.