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8 to 12 months

Custard, Couscous and Fruit


Time preparation10mn

Time cooking10mn

Time Total20mn


1 egg yolk

1½ tbsp cornflour

¾ cup (190mL) milk

¼ tsp vanilla essence

2 tsp sugar

1 tbsp couscous

1½ tbsp boiling water

¼ cup fruit puree


1. Place egg yolk and cornflour in a small saucepan; mix to combine. Add a small amount of milk to form a smooth paste; gradually add remaining milk, vanilla and sugar.

2. Place over a medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until custard comes to the boil and thickens.

3. Meanwhile place couscous in a small bowl; pour over boiling water; cover and stand 5 minutes; use a fork to separate grains; place in a bowl with fruit puree and top with a serving of custard.

TIP: Simply place any unused custard in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

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