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8 Easy-To-Make Tejocote Recipes

Tejocote is a Mexican fruit that resembles a small apple.

It is often used in traditional Mexican dishes and is known for its unique flavor.

If you are looking for easy tejocote recipes, then you have come to the right place.

In this blog post, I am sharing 8 easy tejocote recipes that you can make at home.

These recipes include tejocote jam, tejocote pie, tejocote salsa, and more.

So if you are looking for a delicious and unique way to use this Mexican fruit, then be sure to check out these easy tejocote recipes.

Tejocote Recipes

8 Easy Tejocote Recipes

If you are looking for an easy way to add a unique flavor to your dishes, then be sure to check out these easy tejocote recipes.

From tejocote jam to tejocote pie, these recipes will help you make the most of this delicious fruit.

Tejocote Jelly

Just imagine all of the things you could make with Tejocote Jelly!

The unique flavor of this Mexican fruit would be a perfect addition to any dish, sweet or savory.

Here are just a few ideas to get you started:

  • Add it to your morning oatmeal or yogurt for a delicious and exotic twist.
  • Use it as a glaze for grilled chicken or pork.
  • Stir it into your favorite salad dressing for a sweet and tangy flavor.
  • Spread it on toast or crackers for a quick and easy snack.
  • Mix it into frosting or icing for a delicious cake or cupcake topping.

There are endless possibilities when it comes to Tejocote Jelly, so get creative and enjoy!

Ponche Navideño – Mexican Christmas Punch

Did you know that you could make a traditional Mexican Christmas punch using tejocote fruit?

To make this punch, you’ll need tejocote fruit, sugar, water, cinnamon sticks, and guava leaves.

  1. First, cook the tejocote fruit in water until it is soft.
  2. Then, add the sugar, cinnamon sticks, and guava leaves and cook for another 15 minutes.
  3. After everything is cooked, let the punch cool before serving.

You can garnish it with cinnamon sticks or fruit, if you like.

This delicious punch is sure to be a hit at your next holiday gathering!

Tejocote Vodka Cocktail

I’m sorry, but I just had to include a drink recipe with tejocote!

This traditional Mexican fruit is so unique and delicious, I had to create a cocktail to enjoy it even more.

This vodka cocktail (See Also: Coconut Vodka Drinks) is the perfect way to enjoy tejocote.

The flavors are amazing together and it’s definitely a must-try!

Tejocote Jam

Just think about all of the amazing things you could do with tejocote jam!

You could spread it on toast, add it to yogurt, or use it to make a delicious PB&J.

This recipe is super easy to follow, and it only takes a few minutes to make.

Plus, it yields a generous amount of jam, so you’ll have plenty to enjoy.

Here are 5 creative ways to mix it up and enjoy tejocote jam:

  • Use it as a topping for pancakes or waffles.
  • Mix it with cream cheese to make a delicious spread for bagels or crackers.
  • Add it to oatmeal or yogurt for a sweet and nutritious breakfast or snack.
  • Use it as a filling for thumbprint cookies or fruit tarts.
  • Spoon it over ice cream or pound cake for a tasty dessert.

Tejocote Pie

Honestly, who doesn’t love a good pie? Pies are amazing.

They are the perfect mix of sweet and savory, and they just make your mouth water.

This Tejocote Pie recipe is no exception.

It is a traditional Mexican dish that is typically served during the Christmas season, but I think it is amazing any time of year.

The best part about this recipe is that it is actually pretty easy to make.

  1. You start by making a traditional pie crust. You can either make your own, or you can use a store-bought crust. I usually go the store-bought route because it is just so much easier.
  2. Then, you add in a layer of tejocote filling. Tejocote is a type of Mexican fruit that is similar to apples. If you can’t find it, you can use applesauce as a substitute.
  3. After that, you add in a layer of sugar and cinnamon. This is what gives the pie its sweetness.
  4. Then, you add in a layer of whipped cream. You can either make your own whipped cream, or you can use a store-bought variety. I usually go the store-bought route because it is just so much easier.
  5. Then, you just put the top on the pie, and you are done!

This pie is best served cold, so I usually put it in the fridge for an hour or so before serving.

But, it is also pretty delicious at room temperature.

Tejocote Salsa

Salsa needs no introduction. It’s the perfect party food, after all.

But this tejocote salsa recipe is something special.

It’s got a little bit of everything – sweetness from the tejocote, spice from the chiles, and a kick from the lime.

Plus, it’s super easy to make. Just throw everything in a blender and you’re done!

Tejocote Soup

If it’s getting chilly outside and you’re looking for a delicious and warming soup recipe, you should definitely try tejocote soup!

Some unique ways to add more flavor to this soup include simmering the tejocote fruit in water with sugar and cinnamon sticks until it’s nice and soft, then pureeing it all together.

You can also add some chopped up chiles to give it a little bit of a kick.

This soup is sure to please, so give it a try next time you’re looking for something new and delicious!

Tejocote Vegetables

Grab your veggies, grab a pot, and let’s get cooking!

This recipe is for Tejocote Vegetables, a flavorful and filling dish that’s perfect for a winter meal.

  1. First, you’ll need to gather your ingredients: potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, tejocote fruit, and chicken broth.
  2. Then, you’ll want to Peel and chop the potatoes, carrots, celery, and onion into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Next, mince the garlic.
  4. Now it’s time to get cooking! Start by heating up some chicken broth in the pot.
  5. Then, add in the potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, and tejocote fruit.
  6. Let the whole thing simmer until the vegetables are tender – about 30 minutes.

And that’s it! You’ve now got a delicious and healthy meal that’s perfect for a winter night.

So go ahead and give it a try – I’m sure you’ll love it as much as I do!

Tejocote Recipes

8 Easy-To-Make Tejocote Recipes

If you have a bunch of tejocotes lying around and don't know what to do with them, never fear!
Here are 8 easy recipes that will help you use them up.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4 people
Calories 355 kcal


  • Tejocote Jelly
  • Ponche Navideño – Mexican Christmas Punch
  • Tejocote Vodka Cocktail
  • Tejocote Jam
  • Tejocote Pie
  • Tejocote Salsa
  • Tejocote Soup
  • Tejocote Vegetables


  • Pick any of these recipes to serve tonight.
  • Prepare the ingredients according to the recipe.
  • Enjoy in no time!
Keyword Tejocote Recipes