Egg custard with berries and mascarpone

By admin
27 January 2012

Serves 4

Preparation time: 10 min

Baking time: 10 min

EGG CUSTARD

200 ml milk (full-cream or 2 per cent)

1 vanilla pod, cut open and seeds removed

3 eggs

1 egg yolk

75 ml sugar

250 g mascarpone cheese

BERRY MIXTURE

250 g fresh berries in season

500 ml (2 c) crushed meringues

mint leaves

EGG CUSTARD

Bring the milk and vanilla pod and seeds to the boil in a saucepan. Whisk the eggs, egg yolk and sugar until pale and creamy.

Slowly add the hot milk to the egg mixture, whisking continuously.

Return the mixture to the saucepan and heat slowly, stirring continuously until the custard thickens (don’t allow to boil).

Remove the vanilla and leave the custard to cool. Add the mascarpone cheese to the cooled custard and mix well.

BERRY MIXTURE

Divide the berries among 4 dishes, scatter the meringues on top and spoon over the custard.

Decorate with mint leaves.

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