During the cooler months, you’ll see more of these spiky green fruits on shelves.
With creamy flavour and a texture similar to but silkier than ripe pears, custard apples are well worth adding to your shopping trolley.
Just 100g of custard apple contains 2.5g of gut-loving fibre. That’s around 10 per cent of your entire day’s needs.
Vitamin C boost
You’ll get almost all of your daily vitamin C requirements in 100g of custard apple. Vitamin C is important for immune function and iron absorption.
There’s just 326kJ (78cal) in 100g of custard apple, making them a light n’ lovely snack when you’re feeling peckish between meals.
Custard apples have a unique flavour profile — they’re the perfect blend of tropical, creamy and sweet. Delish!
3 culinary creations with custard apples:
- Use custard apples in place of regular apples in a hearty custard apple crumble
- Whip up a custard apple chutney using custard apples, onion, herbs and spices
- Fold custard apple through your go-to banana bread batter before baking