Manjar de Chirimoya

This is a remarkable fruit dessert. It has been around for centuries and is still regularly enjoyed by the citizens of Peru all over.


  • Servings- 6
  • Preparation Time- 1 hour


  • 1 and 2/3 cups of evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 and 2/3 cups of condensed milk
  • 5 egg yolks (you will want to gently beat the egg whites. Just a little)
  • 2 cups of heavy cream
  • ½ cup of powdered sugar
  • 2 cherimoyas (prepare the cherimoyas by cutting them into pieces and making sure that they have no seeds)
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon

Preparation Instructions:

  • Mix the evaporated milk with the vanilla. Then cook the mix on a low flame for approximately 45 minutes or until the mix gets nice and thick. Then remove it from the heat and let it cool down.
  • Add the lightly beaten egg yolks and stir them in.
  • Add the cream and then add the sugar slowly while you continue to beat the entire time.
  • Mix all the contents now very well. Then add the cherimoya and stir.
  • Garnish with cinnamon and serve right away.