RECIPES

Forest fruit crumble with custard

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Ingredients

For the custard

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. Grease an ovenproof dish with butter.

  3. Place the butter, sugar, ginger biscuits, pistachios and flour into a food processor and pulse until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

  4. Place a layer of the frozen forest fruits into the base of the ovenproof dish and top with the crumble mixture.

  5. Transfer to the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes, until the topping is crisp and golden.

  6. For the custard, place the milk and cream into a saucepan over a medium heat and heat until steaming. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.

  7. Whisk the egg yolk and sugar together in a bowl.

  8. Gradually pour the milk and cream mixture into the yolk and sugar, whisking constantly.

  9. Return the custard mixture to the milk saucepan and simmer gently over a medium heat, stirring constantly, until the custard thickens and coats the back of a spoon.

  10. Strain the custard through a sieve into a jug.

  11. To serve, spoon a portion of the crumble into a bowl and pour over some custard.

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