Fruit Custard Recipe : Creamy Mashup of Subtle Sweet Flavors!

Are you are vegetarian? Nah, I am Dessertarian! If this is your answer when asked what food you prefer to have then it’s a risk to neglect this delicious, colorful and flavorful creamy dessert. The Fruit Custard Recipe is a dessert dish packed with all healthy and nutritious nuts and fruits drowned in the pool creamy custard. The various seasonal fruits with custard have a reputation of creating an enormous blast of creamy mash up. It has a smooth texture with terrific sweetness.

Fruit Custard

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  • Recipe Category: Sweets
  • Cuisine: Desserts

Description: The Fruit Custard Recipe is quick, simple, tasty and healthy dessert. The seasonal fruits with evergreen nuts give a crunchy munch. Make and enjoy at home.

Fruit Custard Recipe

Fruit Custard Recipe Ingredients:

  • Almond Milk – 2 cup
  • Fresh Milk – ½ cup
  • Custard Powder – 2 tbsp.
  • Cardamom Powder – ¼ tbsp.
  • Sugar – 5 tbsp.
  • Butter – ¼ tbsp.
  • Apple – ½ cup
  • Banana – ½ cup
  • Sapota / Chikoo – ½ cup
  • Kiwi – ½ cup
  • Papaya – ½ cup
  • Pear – ½ cup
  • Grapes – ½ cup
  • Honeydew – ½ cup
  • Strawberry – ½ cup
  • Green Cherries – ½ cup
  • Pomegranate Seeds – ¼ cup
  • Cashew – ¼ cup
  • Almonds – ¼ cup
  • Walnuts – ¼ cup
  • Honey – ¼ tsp.
  • Rose Essence – ¼ tsp.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream – ¼ cup
  • Mixed Fruit Jam – ¼ tbsp.

Note: Vanilla ice cream adds the mildly sweet flavor to the fruit custard recipe otherwise it is optional to use. Same is true for honey. You can use nut and fruits of your choice.

Fruit Custard Recipe Steps:


  • Boil the fresh milk and the almond milk.
  • Wash, Rinse and Chop all the fruits into small equal sized pieces.
  • Roast the cashews, almonds, walnuts and any other dry fruits. You roast them in oven or pan.
  • Topping Syrup: Heat jam, when it melts add water and stir. Mix pomegranate seeds and mixes well to form a shiny syrup.

Note: Chop the fruits in the cube shape. Roasting the dry fruits makes them crispy. Do not over heat the milk while you warm it.


  • In a large mixing bowl, pour the almond milk and add the custard powder.
  • Heat a nonstick saucepan and transfer the custard powder milk mixture to this pan for cooking.
  • Now add some sugar and stir the mixture well.
  • Cook till the sugar dissolves in the mixture. Let it become smooth.
  • Turn the flame off and transfer this custard powder mixture to a bowl.
  • Melt butter in another saucepan and Sautee the fruits in this pan.
  • Sprinkle sugar over the fruits and give a toss. Let them be soft.
  • Now combine the sautéed fruits to the bowl of custard mixture.
  • Pour in the fresh milk into this bowl and whisk well on the low flame.
  • Keep stirring continuously over the stove till gets the thick consistency in its texture.
  • Add the pomegranate seeds to this bowl and again stir the mixture.
  • Add the roasted dry fruits to the mixture bowl.
  • Drizzle the honey for the extra sweetness.
  • Add few drops of rose essence to make the fruit custard even more delightful.
  • Fold the fruits and nuts to coat them evenly with honey
  • Now add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to this mixture.
  • Combine the ingredients properly and let it rest for a couple of minutes.
  • Turn off the flame once again and allow the custard to cool for some time in the refrigerator.
  • When cooled, check the custard and take it from the fridge.
  • Divide the fruit custard into the individual glasses and top them with the jam syrup.

And the delicious fruit custard is ready to be served.

Note: The custard powder paste should not have any lumps.

Additional Information:

  • Calories: 784 calories
  • Total Time: PT45M
  • Serves: 3
  • Date Published:

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The chopped fruits get diluted in the custard whereas nuts give a crunchy munch. It is a little bit of sweet, subtle, not blowsy and has extrovert flavors of various fruits and nuts drowned in cream. It is made delicately with no amount of roughness involved. Initially, it takes time for each flavor to expose, but as it gulps down the throat, they intend to stay there forever. The addition of juicy berries tastes exceptionally amazing and they can also be used for topping to garnish the plate.

When talked about Indian desserts and sweets, the fruit custard takes the winning position. Whether served with or without the jelly syrup, its creamy texture, and colorful looks automatically makes this Indian dessert as kids favorite. Mother’s select this primarily because of milk, fruits, and nuts which are good for kids. It is also the most loved dessert of all the age group people. Though it sounds simple, it is relatively going to require some hard work which will have a fruitful end result.

To have the delicious union of fruits dipped in creamy custard is like to have conquered the king’s reign. You feel sophistication of sweet fruits richness of nuts, all at the same time in one bowl of custard. The flavors burst out with loud spirits due to the extra topping of jelly/ jam syrup. It is simple and easy to make at home with few handful of fresh fruits and tinned nuts. With proper proportion and blend of the ingredients, there is a guarantee that custard can’t go wrong.

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  • The Fruit Custard Recipe requires only 45 minutes to chop the fruits and combine them together.
  • The measured ingredients quantity approximately serves 3 people.
  • If you prefer the thick custard, then use more custard powder.
  • If you are making this dish for fast then skip cornstarch.
  • Do not mix acidic fruits with milk. Thus, it is advisable to use fresh seasonal fruits and avoid citrus fruits.
  • You can use custard powder of any flavor.
  • You can tweak the recipe by using chopped dates. If you use them, then keep in mind to reduce the proportion of sugar.
  • For certain fruits, mix them to custard only a while before you are serving.


Garnish the fruit custard glass or bowl with –

  • Chopped Nuts and Fruits
  • Red and Green Cherries
  • Pomegranate Pearls
  • Mint Leaves