Pineapple meringue pudding

This is a lighter, healthier version of the popular pineapple pie.  With less sugar and fat, but more fruit and flavour, this dessert will prove to be a hit

SERVES 6
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Dessert
SERVES 6
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Dessert

Method

  1. Heat oven to 175⁰C
  2. Place coconut water, coconut cream, pineapple and banana into a saucepan and bring to a simmer
  3. Wet the custard powder with a little water to form a thin paste
  4. Slowly add the custard mixture to the saucepan stirring constantly until thickened
  5. Separate the eggs
  6. Beat the yolks in a bowl and slowly add the custard mixture to the yolks while beating
  7. Pour into baking dish and allow to cool
  8. Whisk egg whites until stiff
  9. Add sugar and continue to whisk until smooth, shiny and has soft peaks forming
  10. Place egg white mixture on top of the custard and bake for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the top is beginning to brown
  11. Allow to cool before serving
  • 1 cup
    coconut water or tap water
  • 3 tbsp
    coconut cream
  • 1⅓ cups
    canned pineapple in juice
  • medium banana, mashed
  • 4 tbsp
    custard powder
  • eggs
  • 3 tbsp
    sugar
Per serve
  • Energy
    525kJ
  • Total Fat
    1g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.8g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    24g
  • Sugars
    19.9g
  • Total Fat
    0.6g
  • Sodium
    75mg

Method

  1. Heat oven to 175⁰C
  2. Place coconut water, coconut cream, pineapple and banana into a saucepan and bring to a simmer
  3. Wet the custard powder with a little water to form a thin paste
  4. Slowly add the custard mixture to the saucepan stirring constantly until thickened
  5. Separate the eggs
  6. Beat the yolks in a bowl and slowly add the custard mixture to the yolks while beating
  7. Pour into baking dish and allow to cool
  8. Whisk egg whites until stiff
  9. Add sugar and continue to whisk until smooth, shiny and has soft peaks forming
  10. Place egg white mixture on top of the custard and bake for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the top is beginning to brown
  11. Allow to cool before serving