Crema de Fruta Recipe

Make this favorite Pinoy dessert the easy way!

Categories Dessert, Fruit, Del Monte Fruit Cocktail
Preparation Time5 min.
Cooking Time35 mins.
Number of Servings 1


    • 1 can milk, evaporated (370ml)
    • 1/2 cup sugar, white
    • 4 pc egg yolk
    • 1/3 cup cornstarch
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1 pack powdered gulaman, clear (90g)
    • 12 pc mamon rolls, cut into half crosswise
    • 1 can DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail (836g), drained, reserve syrup

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Measuring Cups
    • Pot
    • Measuring Spoon
    • Spatula
    • Piping Bag
    • Weighing Scale

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Boiling
    • Piping


1. For the Pastry Cream: Mix all ingredients in a pot. Cook over low heat, stirring continuously.
2. In a separate pot, combine reserved fruit cocktail syrup and water.
3. In a different pot, cook gulaman over low heat. Let it boil.
4. To assemble, put 1 piece mamon roll in the desired vessel. Pipe pastry cream on top. Top with DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail then pour gulaman. Let it set. Serve chilled.

Lusog Notes

This delicious Crema de Fruta dessert recipe is a source of calcium that is needed for strong bones and teeth, and of protein which is essential for the growth and repair of body tissues.

Chef's Tip

Make sure to use a thick-bottomed pot when making the pastry cream. Scrape the bottom and the sides of the pot to make sure that the mixture does not scorch.


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