A light variation on a custard theme. Delicately flavoured and just a fantastic quick dessert for a summer or winter menu! (That’s if you can get the strawbs!) Enjoy.
- 450 g milk
- 100 g cream
- 1 tsp Vanilla - Bean Paste Heilala vanilla bean paste BUY
- 1 orange zest, finely grated
- 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
- 60 g honey
- 4 large egg yolks
- 30 g corn flour or starch
- 1 Punnet strawberries, sliced
- 1-2 oranges, peel and white pith removed
- 1 tbsp honey
- Pinch ground cardamom
Place all custard ingredients into Thermo bowl and cook 8 min/80℃/speed 4.
Cook 1 min/90℃/speed 4.
Pour into dessert glasses immediately. Cover custards and refrigerate until well chilled, about 4 hours. (Can be made 1 day ahead.)
Compote; Place sliced strawberries in medium bowl.
Using small sharp knife, hold oranges over same bowl and cut to release segments, allowing juice and segments to fall into bowl.
Stir through 1 tablespoon honey and ground cardamom.
Place custards onto plates.
Serve topped with compote and whipped cream or mascarpone if necessary.