15 Mexican Desserts to Make at Home
Celebrate every day with these Mexican desserts, including Mexican wedding cookies, fried ice cream and tres leches cake.
Taste of Home
You don’t have to wait for your next night out at your favorite Mexican restaurant to enjoy your favorite Mexican desserts! These recipes are easy to make at home, and they’re guaranteed to satiate your sweet tooth.
Just a small slice of this impressively rich and creamy caramel flan goes a long way—and it couldn’t be simpler to make! The luscious vanilla custard comes together in a flash, and it’s baked in a water bath on top of a quick-and-easy caramel sauce. In fact, the hardest part about making this flan is waiting for it to be ready to eat.
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ERICKA SANCHEZ FOR TASTE OF HOME
South of the border, people beat the heat with cool, refreshing paletas. Think of them as Mexico’s answer to popsicles, but made with fresh fruit instead of juice or flavored water. Use this helpful guide to learn how to make paletas step by step.