Simple Fruit Custard

This is a light dessert after a heavy meal!!!!! 

One of my pantry staples is vanilla flavored custard powder. This is so handy and helps to whip up fruit custard very fast. Especially when cooking for a crowd or for a huge potluck.

This dessert can be pulled out with only 4 ingredients, so thought of sending it to the event JUST "4" FUN of Good Food. All the best for hosting this event....

Ingredients :

Milk - 4 cups
Custard Powder - 2 tablespoon
Sugar - 1/4 cup
Mixed fruits - 2 to 2 1/2 cups (I have used apples, papaya, banana, strawberries, green grapes, dried cherries)

Procedure : 

Mix the custard powder with 1/4 cup of milk and set it aside.

Boil rest of the milk in a pan. When it is boiling add the custard powder mixture. Let it cook for 5 minutes or until the milk is thickned and the raw flavor of the custard powder is gone.

Now add sugar and mix well. Sieve / strain the milk mixture and keep it in the fridge.

Cut the fruits to small chunks and keep it ready.

While serving the dessert mix the fruit with custard and serve it cold.

Note: Sugar can be added or reduced according to one's sweet tooth.

Any combination of fruit can be used except citrus fruits.

Try mixing the fruits and custard at the last moment as the fruits will remain crunchy. Some time the papaya has the tendency to turn bitter and if mixed early the full custard will taste bitter.

You may also like my:

   Icecream Sandwich          Roasted Pears With Vanilla Ice-cream          Mango Delight          Tex Mex Sundae

  blueberry-ice-cream          Anjeer Halwa         Anjeer Halwa            Rose Shrikhand

kalakand          Sheerannam          Carrot Halwa          Arisi Payasam

   Double Ka Meetha         Pal Kozhukattai         Coconut kozhukattai         Tapioca Puttu


  1. absolutely delicious one, so simple and yum..Thanx a lot for linking it to my event dear :)

    Join the Just "4" Fun event :)

  2. An all time favorite of mine! Yumm!

  3. this is my fav dessert and can have this any time of the day. Looking nice

  4. love this custard! its always my favorite!

  5. Nice yummy dessert. Serve it chilled and i would love it

  6. Yummy Custard...Love it

  7. Colourful custard I have ever seen, beautiful clicks :)

  8. This is a classic dessert... who doesnt love this fruit custard!!!

  9. Thank u friends for ur comments. Glad that u all like it. YUM!

  10. yummy looking custard..superb!

  11. hey this is absolutely awesome..;)
    Tasty Appetite

  12. beautiful click love it..

  13. Yummy custard...Lovely clicks..

  14. Beautiful clicks,luved the shrikhans too

  15. Anonymous25/2/12

    nice opinion. thanks for sharing...

  16. Yum! This's my favorite way to enjoy fruit salad, with custard!

  17. one of my fav dessert !



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