Strawberry Tapioca with Custard

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“Light and yummy dessert, perfect for strawberry season, or all year 'round with frozen berries. I am going to try this with other berries as well. When rhubarb is in season, I think a strawberry-rhubarb mixture would be lovely. I would use a little more sugar in that case.”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 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.
  2. Beat the milk slowly into the egg mixture.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  4. Remove from the heat at once and beat in the vanilla.
  5. Divide the custard evenly amongst 6 serving dishes.
  6. Mix the strawberries, water, sugar, honey, salt and tapioca in a large pot and bring to a boil. Stir frequently.
  7. Simmer until the tapioca is clear, the strawberrries are soft, and the mixture is somewhat thickened.
  8. Stir in the lemon or lime juice.
  9. Spoon the strawberries evenly over the custard.
  10. Chill until set.

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