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By maureen25 (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Plu 2 hrs to cool and another 1 hr in fridge before serving
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
This is a very light dessert recipe, which was passed on to me by my late mother-in-law. Perfect after a big roast dinner!


  • 1lb cooking apples
  • 1 tablespoon custard powder
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 pint milk
  • 1 egg (separated)


  • STEP 1
    Core, peel and slice cooking apples and 2 tablespoons of sugar and simmer gently for about 10 minutes until soft. Put aside to cool
  • STEP 2
    Mix custard powder with 1 tablespoon of sugar and a little of the milk, gradually stir in remainder of milk. Bring to boil and simmer for about 5 mins until thick. Remove from heat add in egg yolk. Put into a serving bowl, cover with cling and allow to cool.
  • STEP 3
    When apple is cool, whisk up egg white until stiff, gradually whisk in apple a little at a time and place on top of custard
  • STEP 4
    Delicious served with cream or icecream

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