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Vanilla Pistachio Apricot Custard

Created by the NOW® Culinary Innovation Team

This dish has the perfect custard texture with a healthy twist! The apricot and agave nectar provides the perfect balance of sweetness to this delightfully decadent dessert.

Makes 6 servings

4 oz. NOW Certified Organic Dried Apricots* (soaked overnight in cold water)
2 cups plain Greek yogurt
1 tsp NOW Organic Vanilla Extract*
2 tbsp NOW Virgin Organic Coconut Oil*
2 egg yolks
1 Tablespoon NOW Agave Nectar*
2 Tablespoons NOW Pistachios*, chopped

*NOW products available at your local health food store

  1. Heat oven to 300 F degrees. 
  2. In 6-cup baking pan, line the inside of each cup with solid coconut oil.
  3. Drain softened apricots and dice finely.
  4. Beat yogurt, vanilla, and egg yolks together in a bowl until you have an even consistency. 
  5. Place ½ cup of yogurt mixture into each of the 6 cups. Top with diced apricot.
  6. Place 6 cups into a roasting pan
  7. Pour enough boiling hot water into the pan to come halfway up the outside of the baking pan. (make sure the water does not touch the inside of the cups)
  8. Bake for 30 minutes
  9. Place the custard in the refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes.  
  10. To serve, mix agave nectar with pistachios. 
  11. Sprinkle over top and Serve!

Calories: 297
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 10g
Cholesterol: 112g
Sodium: 45mg
Total Carbohydrate: 29g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Protein: 10g

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