Mexican desserts celebrate chocolate, a prized regional specialty, as well as cream, as in the famous tres leches cake and custardy flan. Other great Mexican desserts play sweetly on mains like tortillas.See Popular Mexican Desserts Recipes
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This sweet, dense dessert tastes like the love child of cornbread and classic cake. Top each slice with a scoop of cinnamon ice cream and a drizzle of honey.
These fried cookies are favorites at Mexican restaurants. Roll the warm churros in cinnamon and sugar, then enjoy!
This classic vanilla bean flan has a rich, satiny texture and when inverted is dripping with deep amber colored caramel syrup.
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Known as caballeros pobres in Mexico, this bread pudding dessert is overflowing with a sweet cinnamon-pecan syrup.
Richly sweet with a subtle hint of citrus, this luxurious cake is sure to be a hit at any gathering. Look for dulce de leche in the ethnic section of your supermarket.
The tangy glaze on these buttery anise cookies gives them a fresh citrus taste.
Caramel and coconut pair well.
Use a vanilla bean instead of extract to make the custard extra flavorful in this coffee-spiked dessert.
This classic baked custard with caramel topping is luxuriously rich. A stick of Mexican cinnamon gives this dessert special flavor.
Don't let the unusual combination of ingredients scare you--the mild dried chile pepper and the nutmeg add subtle flavor notes to this white chocolate custard.