Win Over Their Heart on Valentine’s Day with Recipes by NESTLÉ’s La Lechera

By Editor February 12, 2016 07:43

Cupid’s favorite day is just around the corner.

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your long-time sweety or spending some time with a new fling, we’re all on the hunt for the perfect gift and NESTLÉ La Lechera just might have the solution!

They say you conquer someone’s love by winning over their appetite, so what better gift than a home-made desserts prepared with all your love. Below, you will find two delicious dessert recipes to surprise your better half with on the special day. We guarantee these finger-licking sweets will have them under your spell by the second bite!

Sweetheart Sandwiches



  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (7.6 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ Media Crema
  • 1/3 cup NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk (squeezable bottle)
  • 16 slices whole wheat bread
  • 8 large strawberries, chopped
  • 4 large strawberries, cut in half


  • Combine water and cornstarch in small bowl; set aside.
  • Heat media crema and sweetened condensed milk in small saucepan over medium heat until heated through and well combined. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until well thickened. Remove from heat. Cover; cool to room temperature.
  • Cut bread in large heart shapes almost the size of the bread using a cookie cutter or knife. Cover to keep from drying out.
  • Stir chopped strawberries into cooled mixture. Spread 8 bread hearts with strawberry filling (about 1/4 cup each). Top with remaining heart slices. Top each sandwich with a strawberry half.
  • Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Treasured Strawberry Dessert


  • 24 foil baking cups
  • 24 fresh strawberry or banana slices
  • 4 envelopes (7 grams each) unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) 1/3 less fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), at room temperature
  • 4 cups quartered strawberries
  • 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA FAT FREE Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Fresh mint leaves


  • Line 24 muffin cups with foil cups. Place strawberry or banana slices on bottom of each foil cup.
  • Sprinkle gelatin over water in medium bowl; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Place cream cheese, gelatin mixture, quartered strawberries and sweetened condensed milk in blender. Blend until smooth; spoon cream cheese mixture evenly into foil cups.
  • Refrigerate or 4 hours or until firm. Invert desserts on dessert plates; remove foil. Garnish with mint before serving.

Tip: To remove foil easily, dip foil portion in warm water for 5 seconds.

By Editor February 12, 2016 07:43

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