Tropical Fruit Gratin

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Studentchef

Another recipe from the IGA supermarket.

Top Review by Chef Kate

I had everything on hand and couldn't resist trying this--I wasn't disappointed. I did use much less sugar--almost no white sugar and only a tablespoon of brown. The fruits were so sweet they needed no more. A very pretty presentation which I augmented with fresh mint sprigs.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven broiler.
  2. Mix fruit and lime zest in a bowl. Divide mixture among six 125 ml (1/2 cup) ramekins and set aside.
  3. Reserve 1 tablespoon sugar. In a saucepan, blend butter, remaining sugar and cornstarch. Whisk in egg yolk and cream.
  4. Cook over medium heat for about 3 minutes, always stirring, until thick.
  5. Remove from heat and add in vanilla. Allow to cool and reserve.
  6. Using an electric mixer, beat egg white in a bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually add in reserved sugar, continuing to beat until soft peaks form.
  7. Fold egg white (incorporate gently with a spatula) into reserved cream mixture. Carefully spoon cream onto fruit and sprinkle with brown sugar and coconut.
  8. Cook under broiler for 1 to 2 minutes, or until golden.

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