We've assembled our best Mexican dessert recipes, including delicious and creative spins on dulce de leche cake and the much-loved flan. On your next Mexican night, be sure to end the meal with one of these festive dessert recipes.
Churros are the quintessential Mexican dessert, but a flavorful glaze puts a fun spin on the airy treat. Our churro recipe lets you pick from four different types of glazes to dip into: Mexican chocolate, birthday cake, orange, or pistachio-lime.
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Give traditional flan a sophisticated spin with elegant flavors, such as salted caramel and fresh blackberries. The smooth, melt-in-your-mouth Mexican dessert is a delicious and impressive sweet for any occasion.
Discover the sweet side of Mexican food with our fruity spin on quesadillas. The outside features a crispy, caramel-drizzled tortilla, while the inside holds a marvelous medley of pineapple, blackberries, and agave nectar. Top with a spoonful of whipped cream and you've got yourself one fun, fiesta-ready treat.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these easy ice pops inspired by classic Mexican flavors like mango and lime. A hint of chili powder adds a subtle kick of spice to the refreshing Mexican dessert.
We love traditional Mexican flan, especially when made with smooth cream cheese and bright, citrusy orange. Top with marmalade and a light dusting of powdered sugar for a beautiful finish.
Mounds of swirly marshmallow creme add sticky sweetness to these caramely dulce de leche bars. Don't forget to sprinkle on a spoonful of toasted pecans for a bit of crunch.
If you love bread pudding or spoon bread, this Mexican dessert is just your style. Cinnamon ice cream and honey add just the right amount of sweetness to the delicious fresh corn flavor.
If you're craving Southern comfort food (very Southern), look no further than our special Mexican take on rice pudding. This warm bowl of vanilla bean, mango, and jasmine rice will have you warmed up in no time.
Dulce de leche is a creamy concoction made from sweetened milk; when warmed, it tastes like caramelized cinnamon-sugar. Look for this South American delicacy in the ethnic section of your grocery store or at Mexican specialty markets.
Sink your teeth into soft, fluffy spoonfuls of rich, chocolaty goodness. This twist on tres leches features espresso coffee powder baked into moist chocolate cake that's topped with creamy curls of whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles.
These sugar-coated churros are as sweet as candy. We've added both anise seed and extract to the batter to give them a rich, licorice-like flavor. Don't forget to dunk them in a creamy bowl of coffee-infused chocolate for a wonderfully warm Mexican combination.
A sprinkle of cayenne pepper sasses up these chocolaty one-bite wonders. Just add a pinch or two to the smooth dulce de leche filling that's sandwiched between two crispy homemade wafer cookies.
Canela, Spanish for "cinnamon," is milder and crumblier than most versions. Its flavor gives these fried funnel-cake-like treats their soft flavor, allowing the homemade anise syrup to really shine.
The simplistic pairing of sweet vanilla bean and half-and-half creates smooth spoonfuls of creamy goodness. Drape the top of this delightfully light dessert in a layer of velvety butterscotch for a warm touch.
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Transform an ordinary fruit parfait into a delectable dessert using just a few simple ingredients: rum-infused cake cubes, juicy berries, and our very own homemade cinnamon tres leches sauce. To add some sweet flair, sprinkle with toasted coconut and garnish with fresh mint leaves.
Bizcochitos are Mexico's official state dessert and first-ever in the world to become a state cookie. These buttery, two-bite delights are flavored with anise and sweet cinnamon. They pair deliciously with morning coffee or a tall glass of milk.
"Tres leches" means three milks in Spanish and refers to the three different milks in the vanilla sauce that drizzles over the cake. This version of a classic cake starts with a box of cake mix and adds a layer of chopped fresh strawberries.