Custard Over Fruit
(Brazoria County)

2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/3 cups skim milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups fresh strawberries
2 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced
1 cup seedless grapes, halved (any color)
1 banana, sliced or cut in chunks
(Fruit may be substituted with seasonal fruit.)


Combine eggs, sugar and milk in top of a double boiler, mixing well. Bring water to boil in bottom of double boiler. Reduce heat to low; cook custard over hot water, stirring occasionally until custard thickens and coats a metal spoon. Remove from heat; stir in flavorings. Place pan in a bowl of ice water; cover with waxed paper and chill thoroughly. Combine fruit; chill. Divide fruit among 6 individual serving dishes. Spoon custard over fruit.

Yield: 6 servings (128 calories/serving).

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