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Did you save room for a few Mexican desserts? As in plural … Because two is always better than one.
Two slices of flan.
Yes please! And keep ’em coming!!
The problem is: which of all these scrumptious Mexican desserts do you eat first?
These sweet treats vary from state to state, region to region, family to family, but they’re all good eats.
Hope you enjoy this collection of Mexican desserts… even if it’s just eye candy. 😉
Mexican Wedding Cookies
This Mexican Wedding Cookies recipe is for rich, buttery, crumbly cookies that melt in your mouth and are absolutely irresistible!
Hard to eat just one cookie.
Pastel de Tres Leches
You’ll love this authentic Mexican Pastel de Tres Leches recipe. Who can resist this heavenly and decadent dessert?
These fabulously crunchy & delicious Churros are one of the easiest Mexican desserts that can be made at home!
Dunk them in a rich hot chocolate – or dulce de leche – sauce for a decadent dessert to die for.
This recipe for Pineapple Empanadas, or Empanadas de Piña, is a keeper. These yummy and vegan empanadas are sweet and slightly tart.
They make a great dessert for everyone in the family.
Mexican Mango Paletas
These Paletas de Mango are a popular snack or dessert with street vendors and neverías (ice cream shops) in Mexico.
If you are craving a not-so-sweet and refreshing dessert, this is for you!
Arroz con Leche
Arroz con Leche is a classic Mexican dessert. Creamy, sweet, and delicious.
It will have you saying, más por favor, or more please.
Conchas (Mexican Sweet Bread)
This authentic Mexican Conchas recipe is something to be enjoyed with a warm cup of coffee or hot chocolate.
These are a type of pan dulce, or Mexican sweet bread. They are one of the most popular kinds of “pan dulce” named for the shape of the topping which looks like a shell.
Capirotada, or Mexican bread pudding, is a delicious traditional Mexican recipe.
It is a favorite dessert, especially on Fish Fridays during the Lent season.
It is also known as “dulce de leche” in other Spanish-speaking countries, is a Hispanic sweet thick milk caramel sauce or syrup.
This Cajeta recipe is perfect for dunking churros and filling empanadas or tamales.
Pan de Elote
There’s no wrong way to eat Pan de Elote, or Mexican Sweet Corn Cake.
As a treat with your morning coffee or for dessert, every bite is absolutely scrumptious.
Carlota de Limón
Carlota de Limón is a dessert to make with your kids. Make it with very few ingredients and no baking involved.
It is a cold and creamy Mexican dessert. Delicious in every way.
Fresas con Crema
This Fresas con Crema recipe is a light and fruity Mexican classic. It is perfect for warm summer nights when strawberries are in season.
Pound Cake Topped with Cinnamon Crema
This Pound Cake topped with Mango and Cinnamon Crema is made with juicy mango and just enough spice from the cinnamon. You’re going to love this easy recipe!
Marranitos or Puerquitos
Marranitos are delicious Mexican piggy cookies that are perfect to dunk into milk or a big cup of café de olla. They’re a joy to eat.
Pumpkin Empanadas make yummy, sweet treats. Perfect with your morning coffee or just because. A classic Mexican dessert that’s a favorite all year long.
Buñuelos are Mexican fritters topped with cinnamon and sugar, or you can drizzle them with a piloncillo sauce. Delicious!
Orejas is a light, buttery recipe made with a handful of delicious ingredients. Serve these sweet treats with a cup of café de olla and enjoy!
Creamy Strawberry Paletas
These Paletas de fresas con crema are made with fresh, ripe fruit bursting with flavor. They offer a sweet bite at the end of any meal.
Mantecadas are a big treat. It is one of the most traditional and popular Mexican pastry recipes. So easy to make and so easy to enjoy!
These Mexican fried bananas or Plátanos fritos are so delicious, creamy, and yummy. This recipe makes the most amazing and easy dessert. Perfect for busy nights and always a hit!