Mexican sweets and dessert recipes (Postres mexicanos)

What better way to close an authentic mexican meal than to present your guests with a nice traditional mexican dessert! It is true that when most think about mexican cuisine, desserts are not the first idea they might have. Mexican desserts are not very well known outside Mexico, however there are many excellent mexican recipes for desserts and we will try here to give them proper credit they deserve... as they are nonetheless a significant part of mexican gastronomy, the scope of this website.

It is interesting to realize that the country that first introduced chocolate to europeans does not make extensive use of it in its own desserts! As with the other mexican recipes, dessert recipes have been influenced by the meso-american cooking methods from the Aztecs and Mayas, combined with European traditions from Spain and France. The dessert recipes are as varied as is the rest of mexican gastronomy; they go from cookies to mexican flan all the way to orange fried bananas, just to name a few. We hope you will enjoy this section of our website, and please do not hesitate to send us any suggestions or special requests.

The Chocoflan
Cajeta Crepes
The Three Milks Cake
Mexican Flan Recipe
Pan de Elote
The Capirotada
The Conchas Sweet Bread
Buñuelos en Salsa de Fresas
Chongos Zamoranos
Sweet Empanadas
Mexican Churros
Almond Sponge Cake
Fruit Chimichangas
Mexican Sopapillas
Dulce de Calabaza
Orange Polvorones
Sweet Potatoes in Corn Syrup
Palanquetas de Cacahuate
Bread of the Dead Recipe
Reganadas Cookies
Lágrimas de Obispo
Santa Clara's Cookies
Santa Clara's Camotes
Pumpkin Turnovers
Coyotas Sonorenses
Almond Polvorones
The Semitas Sweet Bread
Borrachitos Candy
Dulce de Nuégano
Suspiros from Chiapa de Corzo
Gorditas de Nata
The Café de Olla
Rosca de Reyes

mexican recipes
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