Mexican Dessert Recipes, Tips and Videos

Mexican Dessert Recipes, Tips and Videos

Check out our top ten favorite Mexican desserts! From flan to churros to all sorts of sweet delicacies, you can end any meal with one of these treats!


Mexican Dessert Recipes

Fried Ice Cream - If you have never tried fried ice cream, you have to! Here is your chance.

Flan with Almonds - This custard-like dessert is a classic Mexican sweet with brown sugar, condensed milk and slivered almonds for crunch.

Churros - This Mexican dessert is a real treat! Covered with cinnamon and sugar, it's crunchy and sweet.

Mexican Tea Cakes - Little balls of dough coated with layers of powdered sugar and baked. Perfect bite-size cookies.

Mexican Sundaes - Cinnamon and Spanish peanuts bring this ice cream sundae south of the border.

Pear and Brie Quesadilla - An elegant twist on a Mexican classic.

Fruit Salad - This untraditional fruit salad contains avocados, tomatoes, oranges and jicama. It's the perfect accompaniment to any Mexican fiesta.

Fried Plantains - Plantains are a type of banana that is a bit firmer and lower in sugar. This recipe makes for a delicious dessert with any type of meal.

Caramel Glazed Flan - This is a reduced-fat version of this delicious Mexican dessert.

Mexican Cinnamon Chips - If you are in the mood for something sweet and crunchy then this is the best dessert for you. This is really simple to make and tastes so much better than a chocolate chip cookie.

Mexican Dessert Tips

If you're out of cinnamon, substitute with nutmeg or allspice (use only 1/4 of the amount).

Never refreeze melted ice cream, cream pies, eclairs or similar foods.

Sugar-Free/Low-Sugar Cooking

Decreasing the sugar amount by 1/3 to 1/2 does not usually affect the recipe's chemistry too much, although the texture can sometimes be a bit different (for example, brownies will be cakier and less fudge-like).

 

Mexican Dessert Video

How To Make Flan

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