2 hrs. and 5 mins.
|1. TO MAKE THE CUSTARD: In a bowl, combine half of milk, half of sugar, egg yolks, and cornstarch. Stir well.|
|2. In a pot, simmer the other half of milk, water, other half of sugar, and margarine until bubbles start appearing on the sides of the pot. Pour over bowl of egg yolk mixture then stir.|
|3. Place strainer over the same pot and pour over the combined mixture. Remove strainer and cook custard over low heat until mixture starts to thicken. Turn off heat and continue stirring. Set aside.|
|4. TO MAKE THE FRUIT MIXTURE: In a bowl, combine DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail with other ingredients and mix thoroughly. Set aside in the chiller.|
|5. Using an 8 x 12-inch pan, arrange half of broas to cover the bottom of the pan. Drizzle with fruit cocktail syrup. Set aside.|
|6. Combine fruit mixture and custard. Pour half of it over prepared broas and layer another set of broas on top of mixture. Pour remaining mixture on top. Cover with clingwrap and freeze for 1 hour or overnight.|
Straining the custard mixture removes any bits from the egg as well as any lumps the custard may have while being heated.
This dessert is a source of Vitamin B1 needed to convert food into energy and is needed for nervous system and muscle functions.