Fruit custard is a simple tasty and relatively healthy dessert. ?Fruit custard? or ?fruit salad with custard? is a delicious dessert with creamy texture of the custard and crunch of the fruits in between.
It is a kid friendly recipe, since you can hide lots of fruits and make them eat. It is one of those desserts that I have grown up having. Along with gajar ka halwa, fruit custard used to take a prime position in the desserts mom would make.
As one can prepare this fruit custard ahead, you can make this dessert even for get-together or parties for a large crowd. To serve it differently, you can top it with some vanilla icecream or whipped cream. I will soon share the recipe of Fruit salad (without custard) also called as fruit chaat.
Basically you use any fruits to make fruit custard but make sure you use fruits like bananas, apples, citrus fruits like orange or mosambi, pomegranate, strawberry or grapes as base. During mango season do not miss adding mangoes, they elevates the taste of fruit custard to a different level. You can even add chikoo and tinned pine apple (not raw) if you like. I would definitely suggest you to avoidfruits like watermelon, musk melon, pear and papaya in the fruit custard as the taste and texture of these fruits does not suit it in my opinion, but if you like those fruits you can add, no hard rules!
Try this Fruit custard for Diwali if you are planning a Diwali party.
For vegans and lactose intolerant kids or adults, this fruit custard made with almond milk is an awesome dessert. Instead of whole dairy milk, almond milk can be used with perfect results. The method of making the custard remains the same.
Step by step recipe of Fruit custard:Take half liter milk in a thick bottom pan or pot and bring it to boil.
Take ¼ cup of cold or warm milk in a bowl and mix 2 tbsp custard powder nicely.
Remove the milk from the flame and add the custard paste to the hot milk. Once it is mixed well, keep the milk vessel on low f...