How to cook: Baked apple, date and custard pots
These baked apple, date and custard pots are the ideal delicious winter comfort food.
- 650g cooking apples, peeled cored and sliced
- 150g golden caster sugar
- 6 dates chopped roughly
- 5 egg yolks
- 500ml Avonmore Fresh Cream
- Pinch cinnamon
Place the apples with 100g sugar in a medium saucepan.
Cover and cook over a low heat for 15-20 mins until they are soft enough to mash with a spoon.
Add the chopped dates. Divide between 6 ramekins.
Heat the oven to 160deg c. Whisk the egg yolks and remaining sugar together in a medium sized bowl.
Heat the cream in a small saucepan. Just before it comes to the boil, whisk in the egg and sugar. It should thicken slightly. Strain into a jug. Add the cinnamon and stir.
Pour the custard over the apple. Place the ramekins in a roasting dish with warm water coming two thirds up and bake for one hour until set. Serve at room temperature.