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Apple and Nuts Custard
Cooking time : 30 min.       Serving :  6

                                For garnishing
          Apples  2               Nuts and Apple Strips
          Eggs    3
          Vanilla essence 2 Drops
          Milk    1 litre
          Sugar   1 tsp.
          Custard 6 tsp.
          Powdered Nuts 10 gm.

Beat the eggs well and boil the milk. When milk boils, add sugar and stir. Remove from the fire and add beaten eggs when the milk becomes lukewarm. Keep on stirring till it is mixed well.
Now add custard powder to 3 tsp of warm water and add to the lukewarm milk. Steam it for 30 minutes.
Allow to cool to normal temperature and spread in a dish. Spread strawberry jam like a frill on it and keep in the fridge for half an hour. Dip the thin strips of apple in golden syrup
Take out the custard from the fridge and decorate it with overlapping strips of apple. Put back into the fridge and serve cold after lunch or supper.

---Vijai Mehra.