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Individual Lemon Blueberry Custards

individual lemon blueberry custards
  • (1 1/2 Tbsp.) unflavored gelatin
  • (1 cup) whole milk
  • (3/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp.) sugar, divided
  • (3 cups) low-fat buttermilk
  • (1 tsp.) grated lemon rind
  • (1/2 cup) apple juice
  • (1 Tbsp.) fresh lemon juice
  • (2 cups) blueberries
  • Mint sprigs (optional)

Individual Lemon Blueberry Custards

Thick lemon custards served with a warm blueberry sauce.

Preparation Time
About 20 minutes (plus 5 hrs chilling)
Cook Time
About 25 minutes


  1. 1Spray 8 custard dishes with cooking spray.
  2. 2Place milk into a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin on top and set aside 10 minutes.
  3. 3Place pan over medium-low heat and whisk for 10 minutes to dissolve the gelatin. Raise heat to medium and continue whisking while you add 1/2 cup and 2 Tbsp. sugar.

  4. 4Take off the heat, then stir in buttermilk and lemon rind. Pour evenly into greased dishes, cover and refrigerate at least 5 hours, up to overnight.

  5. 5Place a small saucepan over medium heat. Add apple juice, 1/4 cup sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, then lower heat to medium and add blueberries.

  6. 6Cook 8 minutes, then take off the heat and cool completely. Flip each custard upside down onto a serving plate and top with blueberry sauce and mint.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 custard, 1/4 cup sauce

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 173
  • Total Fat 2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 34.8 g
  • Protein 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol 8 mg
  • Sodium 117 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Mousses, Puddings and Custards

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy, Other Animal Ingredients

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.