Custard Apple with Ginger and Lemongrass
- 15 mins
- 8 mins
- A little time and effort
Add a fragrant twist to fresh custard apples by pairing them with ginger and lemongrass syrup. It's a delectable dessert that will impress!
- This recipe requires 2 large custard apples.
- 2 cm piece fresh ginger
- 1 fresh lemongrass stick
- 80 grams caster sugar
- 300 ml water
- 4 cups custard apple segments, seeds removed
- 1/3 cup pure apple juice, no added sugar/no
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1 lime, zested
- Peel ginger, slice thinly. Bruise (lightly crush with the handle of a large knife) lemongrass and slice into rings.
- Put sugar and water in a small heavy based saucepan. Over a low heat stir to dissolve sugar.
- Bring to the boil, reduce heat, and add ginger and lemongrass.
- Simmer for 8 minutes or until syrup reduces and thickens slightly.
- Remove from heat and cool completely. The syrup can be refrigerated until needed.
- Strain syrup before serving.
- Divide custard apple between 4 glasses. Add apple juice, zest and lime juice to cooled syrup.
- Pour equal amounts of syrup over custard apple and serve.
Credits: Recipe inspired by The Food Coach