Old-school bananas and custard
Serves 4 Ready in 10 minutes
1tbsp cornflour 400ml skimmed milk 3½ level tbsp sweetener 3 medium eggs, lightly beaten 1tsp vanilla extract 2 bananas, sliced Ground allspice or nutmeg, to dust
1 Mix the cornflour with 2tbsp milk in a heatproof bowl to make a smooth paste, then whisk in the sweetener, eggs and vanilla extract. Heat the remaining milk in a saucepan over a low heat for 2-3 mins. Pour the hot milk over the egg mixture and stir until well combined. Pour it all back into a clean pan over a low heat, and cook for about 5 mins or until smooth and thickened, whisking continuously.
2 Pour the warm custard into heatproof glasses or bowls, top with the bananas and dust with allspice or nutmeg. These desserts are delicious warm or cold.