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Vanilla Custard with Stewed Fruits or Fruit Mash

20 mins

If your baby like the vanilla apple custard jelly recipe, then he will definitely love this delicious sweet treat.



1 egg yolk

½ tbsp cornflour

¾ cup (190mL) milk

¼ tsp vanilla essence

2 tsp sugar

Stewed Fruits:

Fruits suitable to stew include apples, pears, peaches, apricots, plums, dates or rhubarb (ensure rhubarb leaves have been discarded).

Fruit Mash:

Fruits suitable to mash include bananas, berries, figs, honeydew, kiwi fruit, mango, nectarines, paw paw, peaches, rockmelon and watermelon. Choose fruit which is soft and ripe.

Step by step
  • 10 mins
  • 10 mins
  • 20 mins
    Time total
  • Custard:

    1. Place egg yolk and cornflour in a small saucepan; mix to combine. Add a small amount of milk to form a smooth paste; gradually add remaining milk, vanilla and sugar.

    2. Place over a medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until custard comes to the boil and thickens. Serve with stewed fruits or fruit mash.

  • Stewed Fruits: 

    1. Peel, core or seed and chop fruit.

    2. Place in a small saucepan with enough water to just cover the fruit; bring to the boil on a high heat; simmer just until tender.

    3. Puree or mash, according to baby’s age. For older babies, offer large pieces.

  • Fruit Mash: 

    1. Peel fruit if necessary and chop.

    2. Using a food processor or blender, process until smooth or mash for older babies.

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