Homemade Custard with Seasonal Fruits

Published by Kalnirnay Special Recipes 2017 on   February 10, 2017 in   Dessert SpecialFood Corner


Going to buy ready made custard? Wait!! You can easily make the custard from everyday ingredients available at home. Custard is a perfect way to add a feeling of homemade sweetness to your desserts! The feeling of eating freshly made warm custard is better than any dessert. 


  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 500 ml milk
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 8 large egg yolks
  • Seasonal fruits of your choice, chopped


  1. Open up the vanilla bean completely and scrape out the vanilla seeds.
  2. In a pot put the vanilla seeds along with 500 ml of milk, 500 ml cream, 4 tbsp sugar and let it come to a boil.
  3. In another bowl put egg yolks along with 2 tbsp sugar and whisk.
  4. Once the milk and cream mixture is boiled, strain the extra vanilla beans and keep stirring throughout.
  5. Add the vanilla and milk mixture one ladle at a time into the beaten eggs while continuing to whisk the eggs.
  6. Repeat till the vanilla and milk mixture is finished.
  7. Transfer all the egg mixture into the pot and keep stirring while it’s on the flame until it becomes thick and golden.

To Serve: In a bowl or a glass, place the chopped fruits and pour the custard and serve.