Strawberry Tapioca with Custard

Recipe by Jenny Sanders
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the starch, sugar and salt in the top of a double boiler, and beat in the eggs. Make sure there are no lumps of cornstarch left.
  • Beat the milk slowly into the egg mixture.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  • Remove from the heat at once and beat in the vanilla.
  • Divide the custard evenly amongst 6 serving dishes.
  • Mix the strawberries, water, sugar, honey, salt and tapioca in a large pot and bring to a boil. Stir frequently.
  • Simmer until the tapioca is clear, the strawberrries are soft, and the mixture is somewhat thickened.
  • Stir in the lemon or lime juice.
  • Spoon the strawberries evenly over the custard.
  • Chill until set.
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