Fruit Filled Chimichangas with Cinnamon Custard Sauce

Refreshing fruit filled fried shells drizzled with a cinnamon-custard sauce makes a unique dessert by which to end a memorable meal.

Fruit Filled Chimichangas with Cinnamon Custard Sauce
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  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 cup chopped dried apples
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 12 (8 inch) soft taco-size tortillas, warmed
  • 1 cup vegetable oil


COMBINE sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon in medium, heavy-duty saucepan; gradually stir in evaporated milk, water and egg yolk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is slightly thickened. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla extract. Cover; keep warm.

COMBINE water, apricots, apples, nuts, sugar and cinnamon in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until excess moisture is absorbed. Cool for 15 minutes.

PLACE ¼ cup filling in center of each tortilla. Fold into burritos; secure ends with wooden picks. Add vegetable oil to 1-inch depth in medium skillet; heat over high heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Place 2 or 3 chimichangas at a time in oil; fry, turning frequently with tongs, for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Place on paper towels to soak. Remove wooden picks. Serve with Cinnamon Custard Sauce.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 11.1g 17%
  • Saturated Fat 2.8g 14%
  • Cholesterol 24mg 8%
  • Sodium 338mg 14%
  • Carbohydrates 60g 19%
  • Dietary Fiber 4.6g 18%
  • Vitamin A 23%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 17%
  • Iron 29%
  • Sugars 13.9g
  • Protein 8.4g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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