7 Best Desserts for a Festive New Year Get Together
When it comes to media noche, Filipinos love to bring out the most colorful desserts. It’s a fun and simple new year tradition that reflects the bright and eventful year that the family wants to usher in. After all, no New Year’s Eve dinner spread is complete without trademark creamy desserts that are loved by both kids and adults alike.
If you’re looking for inspiration to find something new to serve in your next celebration or festive occasion, look no further! With NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream, desserts will feel extra merry as you welcome the new year with your friends and family. Here are some you can prepare and enjoy.
- No-Bake Mango Cheesecake
No-Bake Mango Cheesecake
Let’s start with something fruity! If your family is a fan of sweet mangoes, then you should have this waiting for you after your main course. This No-Bake Mango Cheesecake recipe isn’t as complicated as it sounds—perfect for busy moms who want to create something special for their guests, even when pressed for time.
Plus, the results are yummy. You might not be able to stop yourself from getting a second (or third) helping!
- Creamy Cathedral Window
Creamy Cathedral Window
Get the effect of a church window’s stained glass on your dessert with this Creamy Cathedral Window recipe. It’s easy to make, too—only requiring some store-bought jelly ace, gelatin, and NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream as your base ingredients!
If you want to add more flair to the dish, you can choose to make your own jello and customize the colors that will go on the dome. Why not add a bit of fun during your prep, right? It’ll make your dessert a treat both for the eyes and the tummy!
- Special Buko Pandan
Special Buko Pandan
Buko Pandan is one of the most ever-present dishes when it comes to a Filipino celebration or fiesta. So, of course, we had to include it in our roundup! Made with shredded young coconut and cream, your guests will undoubtedly flock to this yummy green-colored dessert.
You can opt to serve them in cups so your guests can grab one on the go. After all, it’s easy to prepare and only needs to be chilled overnight before serving. Our Special Buko Pandan recipe includes a bonus: lychees for a sweet twist!
- Fruit and Macaroni Salad
Fruit and Macaroni Salad
Can’t decide between a fruit salad or macaroni salad? This Fruit and Macaroni Salad recipe combines both of your favorites in one serving. Grab a can of your favorite fruit cocktail mix and add cooked macaroni pasta and enjoy a heavy dessert—or even a sweet snack for when you want to munch before media noche.
Add NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream with condensed milk for that extra creamy goodness. Your guests surely won’t stop reaching for this on the dessert table—and neither will you!
Seriously Creamy Macaroni Salad
Seriously Creamy Macaroni Salad
Maybe you want to go for some classic macaroni salad—and that’s okay too! With this creamy Macaroni Salad recipe, you’ll be able to come up with something delectable for your family and friends in an hour. Yes, it’s that easy!
The best part is you don’t need a lot of ingredients to make this dessert favorite. Don’t be surprised if your friends ask to bring some home or the family requests you to make more for them even when New Year’s Eve has passed!
- Special Fruit Salad
Special Fruit Salad
This dessert list isn’t complete without the Special Fruit Salad recipe here. Among everything here on the list, this is probably the easiest to prepare—and yet, one of the dishes that guests crave for the most. What makes this recipe stand out? You can make it extra special by adding nata de coco, cheese, and coconut! Rest assured, it’s bound to bring something new to your all-time favorite fruit salad. Give it a try!
- Creamy Ginataang Bilo-Bilo
Creamy Ginataang Bilo-Bilo
Characterized by its signature purple color, the Creamy Ginataang Bilo-Blo transcends the dessert space. That’s because leftover Bilo-Bilo is also perfect for breakfast or a snack, too! While this dish requires a bit more know-how in the kitchen than the others listed in this roundup, it’s worth the work it once you’re done and have tasted it.
Create Delicious Desserts with NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream
Making desserts for the family is a great way to celebrate momentous occasions with them, as well as make them feel your love through delicious food. New Year’s Eve traditionally calls for lots of dishes on the dinner table, and what better way to add to the festive vibe of the night than by having unforgettable desserts that your family and friends can choose from, right?
Plus, you don’t need a lot to make your dishes stand out. NESTLÉ All Purpose Cream is your secret weapon to adding in that creamy goodness your family is looking for! With the recipes mentioned above, you’ll surely create more memories for your family to bond over. Usher in luck and prosperity for 2021 with these delicious dessert recipes you can prepare on New Year’s Eve.