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Christmas Custard With Fruit

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 150 Milliliter (2/3 Cup)
  Cornstarch 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Milk 500 Milliliter (2 Cups)
  Light cream 500 Milliliter (2 Cups)
  Eggs 3
  Egg yolks 6
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Raspberries 10 Ounce (1 Package, Iqf)
  Kiwifruit 3
  Whipping cream 125 Milliliter, whipped (1/2 Cup)
Directions

In large heavy saucepan, blend sugar, cornstarch and salt; whisk in milk and light cream.
Bring to simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Reduce heat to low.
In bowl, beat eggs with egg yolks; whisk in 1 cup (250 mL) of the hot milk mixture, then return to pan.
Cook, whisking constantly, for about 4 minutes or until thickened and smooth.
Strain into bowl.
Stir in vanilla; let cool. (Custard can be covered with plastic wrap directly on surface and refrigerated for up to 2 days.)
About 3 hours before serving, thaw raspberries, reserving any juice for another use.
Set 15 aside on paper towel for garnish.
Peel and slice kiwifruit; set 12 slices aside for garnish.
In 8 cup (2 L) glass bowl, layer custard with raspberries and kiwifruit, finishing with custard.
Decoratively garnish with reserved raspberries and kiwifruit.
Pipe or spoon whipped cream (if using) among fruit.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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