Fruity Pastillas Recipe

We've given a fruity twist to this classic Pinoy treat.

Categories Dessert, Fruit, Del Monte Fruit Cocktail
Preparation Time5 min.
Cooking Time25 mins.
Number of Servings 1


    • 1 can DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail (432g), well-drained, chopped and pressed to drain
    • 1 Tbsp cashew nuts, roasted, chopped
    • 2 1/2 cups milk, powdered
    • 2 Tbsp condensed milk, sweetened
    • 3 Tbsp all-purpose cream
    • 2 Tbsp sugar, white

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Measuring Cups
    • Spatula
    • Chopping Board
    • Measuring Spoon
    • Strainer
    • Pot

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Mixing
    • Simmering


  1. Cook DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail over low heat for 13 minutes or until dry. Cool slightly. Set aside.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients except sugar. Add the drained DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail. Mix well. Form every 1 tablespoon of the mixture into cylinder. Roll in sugar then wrap in cellophane.

Lusog Notes

This dessert is a source of calcium that helps in the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth.

Chef's Tip

Be sure to cook the DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail over low-heat so that it does not burn before it dries out. Cooking until dry prevents the DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail from watering down the milk which will make the pastillas too soft.


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