Custard Banana is a creativity carved sweet dessert, highly flavorful, luscious and unique to taste. This is one of the awesome desserts that can be served after a healthy meal. It has a fantastic crumble pie crust spread over with soft and creamy custard topped with slices of bananas, dry fruits, and nuts, glazed with little honey with give a pleasant caramelized shine over the Custard Banana. A pleasant mix of diary product, fruits and nuts to give a fantastic crunch on bite! Custard Custard is a variety of culinary preparations based on a cooked mixture made of milk or cream and egg yolk. There are various ways of making and the most common custards are used as desserts or dessert sauces and typically include sugar and vanilla essence. Custard bases are often used over quiches and other savory foods.
There are various methods of cooking the custard either done in a double boiler or heated very gently in a sauce pan over the stove. It can also be steamed or baked in the oven. The custard banana recipe has a nice smooth texture and a crispy base giving a nice flair to the dish, it looks appealing and a perfect dish to attract kids. This would make a best dessert for kids who do not like to drink milk or eat fruits separately. Custard banana is an ideal and yummy dessert for most vegetarians as it’s made without eggs.
Generally Western countries use egg in preparing the custard. They are various ways in making the custard and including ingredients as per your choice and taste. Most of the people who are health conscious and are on a diet regime could also make the custard with low fat milk to save calories. It is a very simple recipe to prepare and fast to cook and set. It has also turned out to be a cool, refreshing dessert with fresh fruits and sometimes also they add dry fruits to give nice crunchiness to the dessert.
Fruits that are seasonally available are added in the fruit custard in most of the restaurants. It is always best to choose fruits which do not release moisture once added to the custard. A great variety of diced fruits can be used in the Custard banana like the peaches, mangoes, sliced apples, diced oranges, pineapple, berries and halved grapes are frequent choices, or canned mixed fruit and dried fruit. Add diced apples and pear which gives a crunchy texture in the smooth dessert.
Few chefs add banana puree, which adds not only flavor and sweetness to the custard but gives a rich texture as well or also add mango puree to give a uniform texture and color, instead of dicing them. Nuts are a beloved Indian addition, especially cashews and almonds. If you add them, choose unsalted ones.
How to prepare Custard Banana:
- Milk – ½ litre Sugar – 1 cup
- Custard powder – 2 tbsp
For the base:
- Bread crumbs – 1 cup, big
- Desiccated coconut powder – ½ cup
- Sugar – 2 - 3 tbsp
- Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
- Condensed milk – 2 tbsp
- Water – as required
- Banana, slices – 3-4 nos
- Tutty fruity – 1 tbsp
- Almonds, crushed – 1 tbsp
- Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp
- Cherries – 4-5 nos
- Honey, diluted – 1 tbsp
Heat ½ litre of milk in a sauce pot and add enough amount of sugar to make it sweeter. In a small bowl, take 2 tbsp of custard powder, add little water and make it to a thin consistency paste. Pour the custard mixture in hot milk. Keep stirring continuously until it becomes slightly thick.
For making the base:
In a bowl, add bread crumbs, desiccated coconut, sugar, vanilla essence, condensed milk and mix well to a crumble texture to form like dough. Put this mixture in a pie tray and spread it evenly and then pour the custard mixture over the base and spread the mixture evenly. Top it with sliced bananas, tutty fruity, nuts like almonds, cashew nuts, cherries. Brush some diluted honey over the banana so that they don’t discolor. Sprinkle some sugar over the sliced bananas. Bake it in the oven at 180 degree C for 30 minutes.
Fruits is one of the most healthy and natural foods in existence. There are thousands of different types of fruits available to eat which provide us with strong health benefits. Fruit contains a large number of naturally occurring vitamins, minerals and plant phyto chemicals. It has also been shown that eating the whole fruit or juice is best to gain the benefits rather than taking supplements to provide each nutrient separately. It has been recommended that we should be eating at least 5 pieces of fruit every day in order to gain the full health benefits of eating fruit.
Fruit is also low in sodium so they help reduce the chance of gaining water weight. Fruits have better bioavailability. Hence, they can be easily assimilated and digested by human body. Modern diet habit is highly chaotic. Genetically modified, junk and fast food are making the whole situation more complex. Fruit salads excel in both the fronts. Finally bananas make great snacks and luscious mouth-watering smoothies. When bananas are used as a substitute for high calorie desserts, they can be a healthy addition to a weight loss diet.
Otherwise, if you're intent on losing weight, eat bananas in moderation and explore some of the other lower calorie fruit options such as apples and berries. These fruits are low in calories but also provide a great deal of vitamins and antioxidants which are important to any healthy diet.
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