crema de cucuruchu

a recipe from the Dominican nuns of Baliwasan, Zamboanga City. a family favorite.

Recipe for cones:
1 cup flour
1 cup oil or lard
1 cup lukewarm water

Mix all together until firm then refrigerate.
Cut into small pieces and press with rolling pin.
Shape into cones using cone dish.
Deep fry; remove dough from the cone dish and set aside.

Recipe for cream:
1 can evaporated milk
4 egg yolks
? can water
1 cup sugar
5 tbsp. cornstarch

Mix all ingredients.
Cook on low heat or double boiler and stir constantly to prevent lumps until mixture is thick.
Put inside fried cone.

If you cannot make the fried cones, use pastry shells from the frozen food section of any grocery or cream puff shells from a local bakery.