Monday, November 15, 2010

Christmas Recipe: Crema de Fruta

Crema de Fruta
is a soft cake, topped in succeeding layers of cream, custard, candied fruit, and gelatin.

Crema de Fruta Ingredients:

* 1 Sponge cake
* 1 canned fruit cocktail or peaches, pineapples, and other fruits ( well drained )

Custard Filling

* 3/4 cup sugar
* 4 Tbsp flour
* 2 3/4 cup single cream (evaporated milk or half double cream half milk)
* 5 egg yolks
* 3/4 cups water


* 1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
* 2 envelopes unflavoured gelatin
* 1 cup water
* 6 Tbsp sugar
* 2 Tbsp lemon juice

Crema de Fruta Cooking Instructions:

Custard Filling

* Combine all ingredients in a heavy based saucepan.
* Stir constantly while bringing it gently to boil until it thickens.
* Remove from heat and cool.


* Blend all ingredients in a saucepan and cook for about 15 minutes or until the gelatin is well dissolved.
* Remove from heat and cool.

To assemble

* Cut the sponge cake to fit the serving pan.
* Put in the sponge cake as the first layer.
* Spread the custard filling on top of the sponge cake, making sure to level and even it out all over the pan.
* Arrange the canned fruits on the custard.
* Pour in the gelatin on top; if possible, completely submerging the fruits.
* Chill in the fridge until the gelatin is set.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing this. Wanna grab some of the recipes :-)