A fruity delight to have as a dessert or light snack.


  • 2 large pears
  • 2 golden delicious apples
  • 3 plums
  • 4 figs
  • 1 baby pineapple
  • 2 floz apple juice
  • 2 tblsp honey
  • for the custard:
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 450 ml whole milk
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Peel and core the pears, apples and pineapple.
  • Remove stones from plums.
  • Dice all the fruit into large bite size pieces and put into a small heat proof oven dish.
  • Stir in the apple juice and honey.
  • Cover with tin foil and place in a pre-heated oven 180°C for 20 minutes or until the fruit is tender but not mushy.
  • Divide into 4 bowls and eat while warm and serve with custard
  • To make the custard:
  • In a small saucepan heat the milk
  • Put all the other ingredients into a bowl and whisk until pale.
  • Pour the hot milk onto the egg mixture and whisk.
  • Pour this into a clean saucepan and stir over a low heat with a wooden spoon and cook gently until the mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon.

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