Summer fresh Fruit Custard

Fresh and delicious summer recipe! Smooth Vanilla custard made from scratch, served with fresh cut fruits. You can use any fruits of your choice.


Course: Dessert Yield: 6 servings

Cooking time: 15mins

  1. Full fat milk- 2 cups
  2. Sugar- 3/4 cup
  3. Corn starch- 2 1/2 tsp
  4. Vanilla extract-2 tsp
  5. Egg yolks- 3
  6. Salt- 1/4 tsp
  7. Diced strawberries-2 cups
  8. Diced mangoes-2 cups
  9. Diced banana-2 cups
  10. Diced apples-2 cups


  • To Prepare the Custard/Pudding-In a heavy bottom sauce pan, heat milk on medium low heat.
  •  Place a small glass bowl on the saucepan and add egg yolks, salt and sugar along with cornstarch, whisk to a pale creamy mixture.(double boiling method)
  • Add vanilla to the egg mixture.
  • Now add warm milk little by little into the cream mixture and keep stirring. (Liasoning process)
  • Transfer the mixture back to the milk and whisk on low medium heat until it drags the back of a wooden spoon(do not rush the process or boil)
  • Strain the custard through a mesh into another bowl and cool in an ice water bath.
  • Cover the custard with cling wrap in contact to prevent skin formation.
  • Keep the custard refrigerated.
  • Always add lemon juice to the mixed fruits to prevent browning and to keep them fresh.
  • Serve the chopped fruits with custard and some chia seeds sprinkled on top.

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