Crunchy Apple Custard

Crunchy Apple Custard

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A sweet and slightly crunchy dessert that will help top up on your calcium requirement. Everybody, from kids to adults, need calcium, but one cannot overdose on bland milk. By including milk along with nutritious and tasty fruits like apple, and flavour-enhancing ingredients like brown sugar, it is possible to transform the dessert from a sinful course of the meal to a guilt-free and healthy one without compromising on taste!

Crunchy Apple Custard recipe - How to make Crunchy Apple Custard

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  20 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F).   Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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3 cups apple slices
3 tbsp custard powder
3 tbsp sugar
2 cups milk
2 tbsp brown sugar

  1. Combine the custard powder and 2 tbsp of sugar along with 1 tbsp of milk in a deep bowl and mix well to a smooth mixture.
  2. Heat the remaining milk in a non-stick pan, add the prepared custard mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
  3. Combine the apples and the remaining 1 tbsp of sugar along with ½ cup of water in non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till the apples turn soft.
  4. Spread evenly cooked apple slices on a baking dish and pour the prepared custard over the slices.
  5. Sprinkle the brown sugar on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  6. Serve warm when the sugar topping is crisp.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Always keep stirring the custard while cooking as it tends to stick to the vessel or form lumps.
  2. You can use stewed peaches or pears instead of apples.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy158 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates22.6 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat4.6 g
Cholesterol10.7 mg
Sodium28.6 mg


Crunchy Apple Custard
 on 09 Aug 16 02:27 PM

Thank you so much. Please keep sharing more kids friendly recipes. My three year old is a very pricky eater... your recipes are a great help for young mothers like me.
Tarla Dalal
09 Aug 16 03:11 PM
   Thanks Tina. Try some of these kids recipes.
Crunchy Apple Custard
 on 08 Aug 16 05:56 PM

Good recipe... but i guess its a printing mistake atno. 3... it must be 1 tbsp sugar and not 1 tbsp water
Tarla Dalal
09 Aug 16 02:13 PM
   Hi Tina, Thank you for informing us about the error, we have rectified it.
Crunchy Apple Custard
 on 31 Jul 16 09:19 PM

Can you tell me if apple''s skin is to be removed or use them with skin?
Tarla Dalal
01 Aug 16 09:11 AM
   Hi Deepika, The apples are unpeeled.
Crunchy Apple Custard
 on 02 Feb 13 08:53 PM

Yum. Great combo.
Crunchy Apple Custard
 on 02 Feb 13 09:39 AM

The custard tastes great. Baked with apples it makes a great dish and our girls loved it. I loved it too !!!