Calamansi Custard Recipe

You can easily make dessert with a Filipino favorite: calamansi.

This calamansi custard recipes makes for a delicious sweet and tart dessert! It is fairly easy to make, and sits in the refrigerator well. Remember to balance the tart citrusy flavors of calamansi with just the right amount of sugar. 

Calamansi Custard Recipe

Chino L. Cruz
You can easily make dessert with a Filipino favorite: calamansi.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6


Calamansi Custard Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Calamansi Juice
  • candied citrus peel for garnish


  • Combine heavy cream and sugar in a medium saucepan. Boil over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent scorching. Remove from heat.
  • Add calamansi juice. (The mixture should thicken almost immediately.) Let mixture cool. Distribute evenly among 6 dessert cups. Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Serve chilled with candied citrus peel, fresh fruit wedges, or shortbread biscuits.
Keyword Filipinp
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