Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Pear Custard

There is no better fruit to cook with at the moment than pears.  Due to their high fibre content, pears possess many health benefits including protection against cardiovascular disease, arthritis, heart disease and strokes.

500g single cream
2  eggs
1 egg yolk
75g caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
1 corella pear, thinly sliced
freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish

  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees.
  2. Place all ingredients (except for pear and nutmeg) into TM bowl and blend for 10 seconds/speed 7.
  3. Cook for 7 minutes/90 degrees/speed 4.
  4. Pour the prepared custard into 1 1/2 cup capacity ovenproof dishes and top with the pear slices.
  5. Place on baking tray and cook for 20-25 minutes or until just set.
  6. Sprinkle with nutmeg to serve.

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