Fruit Custard – Fresh Fruits In Delicious Banana Custard Cream

fruit custard

This is one of my favourite summertime desserts! The cool, silky smooth texture of custard wrapped with sweet summer fruits can be on the top of the winning list if served with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream!

The real bliss of summer is that varieties of fruits and berries are in abundance, making this delicious fruity dessert is a real joy!  As a matter of fact, the oranges and clementines taste more delicious in the summer months so, adding a lot of them will give this dish a noticeable zing!

As for the custard, no other flavour will beat the banana flavour as it goes deliciously well with this dessert. Scatter some coloured sprinkles and some jelly cubes to give an exotic look!

I believe that this is the best way to sneak a lot of fruits into kids’ diet without much cajoling.  If you are serving for kids under 5 years, make sure to cut the fruits into small pieces to avoid any chocking hazards.

Let’s make it: 

Make the custard first

  • Follow the instructions in the back of the packet and make the custard and leave it to cool
  • Cover with a cling film and place in the fridge

Slice the fruits

  • 1/2 hr before serving, sllice fruits and collect them in a bowl

Go for bananas, oranges, apples, mangoes, kiwis, red / green grapes, cherries, blue berries, papaya, pinapple

Chill them

  • Add the fruits to the custard cream and give a good mix
  • Cover with a cling film and place back in the fridge until chilled

Serve it

  • Fill the cups with the fruity custard
  • Scoop vanilla ice cream and place on the top or toss some jelly cubes and sultanas just before serving.  You can add a few cashew nuts for an exotic taste
  • Serve within an hour because the fruits can go stale and change colour
  • Enjoy the delicious melody of fruits laced with scented banana flavour custard

Tips :

  • Remember to mix the required amount of custard powder in a small amount of milk first and then gradually add to the boiling milk while stirring as per the instructions in the packet.
  • Keep stirring the boiling milk with custard until it thickens slightly.  Do not stop stirring or else it will burn from the bottom.  Also, you have to stir it even after taking out of the flame to avoid forming any lumps.
  • I add 2 tbsp of sugar to 2 tbsp of custard powder for a sweeter taste.
KFC style chicken fillets

KFC Chicken – Easy homemade crunchy chicken

Chicken nuggets

Who can resist these crunchy KFC style chicken fillets? Kids go crazy at the sight of these! You just need to grab a bite and your taste buds will never forget the crunch, the flavours, and the full satisfaction!

The best news is that it is so easy to make and you, probably, already have all the necessary ingredients at home!

KFC chicken
Fillet burger -Place a fried fillet between a burger bun and splash some ketchup and mayo and throw a piece of lettuce to make a delicious chicken fillet burger at home!

So let’s make it;

You will need only a few main ingredients;

Chicken breast fillets300g
Eggs2
Cornflakes1 cup
Plain flour1 cup
Salt1/2tsp
Garlic powder1 tsp
Black pepper powder1 tsp

Let’s make;

  • Sprinkle a little salt and pepper on chicken stripes and keep aside
  • Place corn flakes in a plastic bag and crush them into crumbs using a rolling pin. ┬áKeep aside
  • Beat the egg in a bowl
  • Mix garlic powder, a few pinches of salt and pepper powder into plain flour and place on a flat plate
  • Now take a piece of chicken, dust in plain flour, dip in the beaten egg and finally roll on the cornflakes crumbs
  • Deep fry until golden
  • Taste the first fried piece and adjust salt and pepper accordingly
  • Continue the same process with other pieces and serve immediately with ketchup or sweet chili sauce

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