Crema de Fruta Recipe

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It usually consists of Sponge CakeĀ topped in succeeding layers of Custard Cream, Gelatin and Fruits. This recipe is enriched by an amazingly easy to make Cream Sauce, and this sweet dish is served during holidays like Noche Buena and Christmas Eve and big festive occasions.


  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • graham crackers
  • unflavored gelatin
  • fruitcocktail and/or peaches, pineapples, etc.


  1. Put in the flour, sugar, water, evaporated milk, egg yolks and butter in a saucepan until well mixed.
  2. Simmer in low heat while stirring constantly until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat.
  3. Arrange the first layer of graham crackers in a square pan or tray.
  4. Spread the prepared mixture over the graham crackers.
  5. Top the mixture with another layer of graham crackers. Repeat until 3 to 4 layers depending on your size preference.
  6. Top with fruit cocktail and/or peaches.
  7. Cook the gelatin as instructed in the label and pour it over the graham and fruit layer.
  8. Let it cool for a while and put in the fridge. Best served when chilled.


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