Mexican Cakes

One of Mexico's most popular desserts is the tres leches cake, but other variations can be equally delightful at the end of a fiesta. Look for chocolate dessert concoctions among other fantastic Mexican cakes.

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Dulce de Leche Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Chocolate Sheet Cake

Ladies' Home Journal

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.

Orange Ancho Marble Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Chile powder brings a spicy touch to this delectable dessert recipe. A chocolate-orange ganache drizzled over the top adds a finishing touch.

Boca Negra Mini-Cakes

Better Homes and Gardens

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