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
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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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.
Warm caramel flows over these 5-ingredient flan Mexican desserts. These creamy custards are irresistible.
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.
The tangy glaze on these buttery anise cookies gives them a fresh citrus taste.
Caramel and coconut pair well.
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.
This rich, fudgy one-layer cake has a frosting made with Mexican Ibarra chocolate, which is flavored with almonds and cinnamon. Make it for your Cinco de Mayo party.