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Chilean Lucuma Dessert

A very delicious and simple dessert.

  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8



For the lucuma pudding,

  • 1 can of condensed milk
  • 1 can evaporate milk
  • 2 yolks
  • 3/4 cup lucuma puree or 1/4 cup lucuma powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

For the meringue,

  • 2 egg whites
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar


  1. Mix the egg yolks and cornstarch in a medium bowl and whisk until thoroughly mixed, about 3 minutes.
    whisk eggyolks
  2. Place the condensed and evaporated milk and lucuma puree into a medium saucepan and cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Pour slowly and always whisk with a balloon whisk the egg yolks.
    Mix of evaporated and condensed milk in a pot
  3. Return the mixture to the pot and cook over medium-high heat, stirring until it boils. Lower the heat and simmer gently for 2 minutes, constantly whisking. Place in individual glasses and leave to cool before putting the meringue.
    Cooked mix of milk and lucuma
  4. For the meringue, in a double boiler, beat the egg whites and sugar initially at low speed and then high with a hand mixer, about 5 minutes until you get stiff and silky peaks, then continue beating outside the water bath until it cools, about 5 minutes.
  5. Place in a pastry bag and decorate the glasses or place it with a spoon, sprinkle with cinnamon, and serve.
    Glasses with dessertLucuma dessert
  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stove-cooked
  • Cuisine: Chilean

Keywords: lucuma dessert