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Custard Apple Squares

December 16, 2015

Prior to any holiday our time is precious. Do not suffer. Make this for breakfast, snacks, teatime, or dessert. It was delicious with Vanilla Ice Cream.


Custard Apple Squares


  • 2 T. Unsalted Butter (melted and cooled; a bit more butter for the baking pan)
  • 3 Medium Apples
  • 1/2 C. Flour
  • 1 t. Baking Powder
  • 2 Lg. Eggs
  • 1/3 C. Sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2 t. Vanilla Extract
  • 6 T. Whole Milk (room temp.)
  • Confectioners’ Sugar (optional for dusting top)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees; grease 8″ square baking pan
  2. Peel and slice apples (very thin)
  3. Whisk flour and baking powder together in a small bowl
  4. Combine the eggs, sugar and salt in a large bowl for about 2 minutes with a whisk until the eggs are pale; whisk in the vanilla, then the milk and cooled butter
  5. Add the flour mixture into the bowl and whisk until combined
  6. Add the apples and fold in gently until all apples are coated
  7. Pour the mixture into the baking pan and smooth the top
  8. Bake for 40-50 minutes or golden brown; use a knife inserted in the center to check
  9. Transfer to a rack and cool for about 10 minutes
  10. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar







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