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25 min

Fruit Salad With Custard Sauce

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25 min


6 persons




5.00 rating-star (1)

Author: Antonina Blum

Fruit Salad With Custard is a simple, tasty, and relatively healthy dessert that is loved by all and more so by the kids. It requires no time for preparation  and can be made from simple fruits. You can choose the flavour of custard and fruits as per your own choice. 
Fruit Salad  tastes best when it is cooked and served chill. It is a good accompaniment at the end of a meal and gives a nice soothing feeling.


  • milk: 3 cup
  • custard powder: 3 Tbsp
  • sugar: 5 Tbsp
  • banana: 0.5 cup (chopped)
  • apple: 0.5 cup (chopped)
  • grapes: 0.5 cup
  • pomegranate kernels: 0.5 cup

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Stages of cooking

  1. Set aside 1/4th Cup of Milk. Boil the rest of milk in a pan on medium heat. Stir occasionally to prevent the milk from sticking on the bottom.

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  2. When the milk comes to a boil, add sugar in it.

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  3. Add custard powder to the 1/4th cup milk.

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  4. Mix it well to remove all lumps.

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  5. Add this mixture slowly to the boiling milk. Keep stirring to ensure it does not burn from the bottom. Boil this for an additional 2-3 minutes, stirring continuously.

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  6. Remove the pan from the heat and stir for another 2 minutes. This will prevent the custard sauce from burning.Let this cool to a room temperature. Then refrigerate for a few hours to chill.

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  7. Chop all fruits into bite sized pieces. You can add bananas, apples, grapes, pear, cherries, strawberries, pineapples, pomegranate, mango, orange, kiwi or any other seasonal fruit of your choice.

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  8. Arrange a layer of fruits in a serving bowl.

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  9. Pour a spoonful of custard sauce on the fruits. Keep layering this way alternately with fruits and custard sauce to complete the dish.

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  10. Garnish with chopped pieces of fresh fruit, jellies or chopped nuts like almonds or cashews. Serve the custard chilled.

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History of the Fruit Salad With Custard Sauce:

The combination of fruits and custard has been popular since the Victorian era, where it was commonly served as a dessert or a side dish. The recipe for Fruit Salad With Custard Sauce has since evolved to include different variations of fruits and flavors of custard. It remains a classic dessert that is enjoyed all around the world.

Tips and Tricks for Fruit Salad With Custard Sauce Recipe:

  • Use ripe and fresh fruits for the best taste and texture.
  • Don’t overcook the custard, or it may become lumpy or grainy.
  • Use a whisk to stir the custard to prevent any lumps from forming.
  • You can use any flavor of custard powder to create a unique taste.
  • Chill the custard thoroughly in the refrigerator before using it in the salad.

Tips for presenting the dish:

  • Use a clear glass bowl to showcase the colorful fruits and custard layers.
  • Garnish the top of the dish with freshly chopped fruits, berries, or nuts to add texture and flavor.
  • Serve the custard sauce separately in a small bowl so that guests can add as much or as little as they like.
  • You can serve the fruit salad with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for an extra indulgent treat.

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