Fresh Fruit Cream Recipe

Fresh Fruit Cream Recipe

120 Mins
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20 Mins



Hey there! I'm Ajay Chopra, and let me tell you about my delightful journey with Fresh Fruit Cream. Picture this: it's a warm summer evening, and I'm at a bustling market in Allahabad, surrounded by the sweet aroma of ripe fruits. That's when I stumbled upon a vendor selling the most enticing Fresh Fruit Cream I had ever tasted. It was a revelation, a symphony of flavors dancing on my palate. Since then, I've been on a quest to recreate that magical experience in my own kitchen.


Now, let me share with you my version of this delectable dessert.



Recipe of Fresh Fruit Cream


Portions Serving: 4-6 servings
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Chilling Time: 2 hours




For Rabdi:

  • 2 cups Milk

For Fruits:

  • 2 Apples
  • 1 small Papaya
  • ½ cup Grapes
  • ¼ cup Pomegranate seeds
  • 2 Bananas
  • 2 Mangoes
  • 9-10 Strawberries

For Cream:

  • 1 cup Fresh cream
  • 1 tbsp Hung curd
  • 1 tbsp Powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp Milkmaid (condensed milk)
  • 4 tbsp Rabdi
  • ½ tsp Green cardamom powder
  • Strawberry syrup

For Garnish:

  • Chopped pistachios
  • Silver vark (edible silver leaf)





Rabdi Preparation:

  1. Heat and Boil Milk: Pour milk into a pan and heat it over medium heat until it comes to a boil.
  2. Simmer and Stir: Reduce the flame to medium-low and stir the milk continuously to prevent sticking.
  3. Thicken the Milk: Let the milk simmer until it thickens to a desired consistency, stirring frequently.
  4. Cool and Chill: Remove the rabdi from heat, let it cool, then transfer it to a bowl and refrigerate until chilled.

Cutting of Fruits:

  1. Wash and Prepare: Wash all fruits thoroughly to remove any dirt or impurities.
  2. Cut into Bite-sized Pieces: Peel and cut apples, papaya, bananas, and mangoes into small, bite-sized pieces. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Prepare Grapes and Strawberries: Cut grapes and strawberries into halves or quarters and add them to the bowl.
  4. Add Pomegranate Seeds: Incorporate pomegranate seeds into the fruit mixture and refrigerate until ready to use.

Cream Preparation:

  1. Whip Fresh Cream: In a bowl, whip chilled fresh cream until stiff peaks form.
  2. Incorporate Hung Curd: Add hung curd to the whipped cream and continue whipping until well combined.
  3. Sweeten and Flavor: Gradually add powdered sugar and milkmaid while whipping. Fold in chilled rabdi and green cardamom powder until evenly mixed.

Assembling Fresh Fruit Cream:

  1. Layering in a Glass: Start by adding a layer of strawberry syrup at the bottom of serving glasses.
  2. Add Fruits: Spoon a generous amount of mixed fruits over the syrup, ensuring even distribution.
  3. Top with Syrup and Cream: Drizzle another layer of strawberry syrup over the fruits, then add a dollop of prepared cream on top.
  4. Repeat Layers: Continue layering with more fruits, syrup, and cream until glasses are filled.
  5. Garnish and Serve: Finish with chopped pistachios and silver vark on top. Serve chilled and enjoy!



About the Recipe


Fresh Fruit Cream is a quintessential Indian dessert that captures the essence of the country's diverse culinary landscape. Originating from Allahabad, it has become a beloved treat enjoyed across India. What makes this dessert truly special is its versatility; you can use a variety of seasonal fruits to create your own unique blend of flavors. Whether it's the crispness of apples, the juiciness of mangoes, or the tartness of strawberries, each fruit adds its own character to the creamy ensemble. The key to a perfect Fresh Fruit Cream lies in the balance of textures and flavors, creating a harmonious medley that tantalizes the taste buds.



Cooking Tips


  1. Use chilled cream for a fluffier texture.
  2. Add a pinch of cardamom powder for a hint of warmth.
  3. Chill the fruits before adding them to the cream for a refreshing bite.
  4. Opt for ripe but firm fruits to ensure the perfect balance of sweetness and texture.
  5. Fold the fruits gently into the cream to avoid crushing them and maintain their freshness.



Pairing Guide


Fresh Fruit Cream pairs wonderfully with a variety of dishes and beverages, making it a versatile dessert option. Here are some pairing suggestions:


  • Serve it alongside traditional Indian sweets like Gulab Jamun or Rasgulla for a delightful fusion of flavors.
  • Pair it with a hot cup of Masala Chai for a comforting end to a meal.
  • For a refreshing twist, enjoy it with a glass of chilled rose or mango lassi.




Frequently Asked Questions about Fresh Fruit Cream


  1. What fruits can I use in Fresh Fruit Cream? You can use a variety of fruits such as apples, mangoes, strawberries, grapes, and pomegranate seeds.

  2. Can I use canned fruits instead of fresh ones? While fresh fruits are preferred for their flavor and texture, you can use canned fruits as a convenient alternative.

  3. Is Fresh Fruit Cream healthy? Fresh Fruit Cream is a wholesome dessert option as it combines the goodness of fruits with the richness of cream. However, moderation is key.

  4. How far in advance can I prepare Fresh Fruit Cream? It's best to prepare Fresh Fruit Cream shortly before serving to maintain the freshness of the fruits.

  5. Can I customize the sweetness of Fresh Fruit Cream? Yes, you can adjust the sweetness according to your preference by adding more or less sugar to the cream.

  6. Can I make Fresh Fruit Cream without dairy? Yes, you can use alternatives like coconut cream or vegan whipped cream for a dairy-free version of Fresh Fruit Cream.

  7. Can I add nuts to Fresh Fruit Cream? Absolutely! Chopped nuts like almonds, pistachios, or cashews can add a delightful crunch to the dessert.

  8. How long does Fresh Fruit Cream last in the refrigerator? Fresh Fruit Cream is best consumed on the same day it is prepared to enjoy the fruits at their freshest.

  9. Can I use frozen fruits for Fresh Fruit Cream? While fresh fruits are recommended for optimal flavor, you can use frozen fruits if fresh ones are not available.

  10. Is Fresh Fruit Cream served hot or cold? Fresh Fruit Cream is typically served cold, making it a refreshing dessert option, especially during the summer months.