Graham Crema de Fruta Recipe

This graham crema de fruta is basically a layered Filipino dessert made-up of grahams, custard, a fruit coktail layer, and topped with gelatin. This dessert is considered as a special because the preparation and ingredients involved are above ordinary. This cake recipe is a mainstay during Christmas dinner or “Noche Buena” and other special occasions. Crema de Fruta has always been a Filipino Favorite since time immemorial. Graham crema de fruta is so satisfying you should not miss trying this at home. A perfect dish to impress your visitors using savoring dessert. Well, there is no other great feeling but to end a meal with a delectable graham crema de fruta!


  • 1 large can (550 g) fruit cocktail. Drain and reserve the juice
  • 2 packs (200 g) graham crackers
  • 2 packs whipping cream or all purpose cream
  • 1 can (300 ml) condensed milk
  • 1 pouch unflavored gelatin powder (optional)

How To Cook Graham Crema de Fruta Recipe:

  1. Pour heavy whipping cream and condensed milk in a mixing bowl. Whisk well until well combined.
  2. In large square container or tray, arrange graham crackers. Spread and cover them with cream and top with fruit cocktail; reserve the other half can of fruit cocktail for another layer. Repeat the procedure according to layer preferences.
  3. For additional toppings, dissolved gelatin powder in cold water. Simmer on medium heat, and add the fruit cocktail syrup. Stir occasionally until mixture boils. Let it cool for a few minutes in the fridge until start to thickens. This step is optional, you can make this without gelatin.
  4. Pour the gelatin mixture over the graham crackers and fruit. Put in fridge, chill and serve. Enjoy!

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