8 easy Mexican desserts to prepare at home

In Mexican cuisine there are a variety of popular desserts that are cheap and deliciouswith a simple preparation that you can make at home. Some of these desserts, although they are considered traditional Mexican desserts, usually have their origin in Spanish cuisine.

8 easy Mexican desserts to prepare at home

1. fritters

Fritters are crispy fritters that are usually consumed especially during the holiday season, there are large flakes, also known as knee fritters, as well as wind fritters that are made with molds. They are sprinkled with sugar or bathed in a sweet piloncillo sauce.

2. Hooded

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The capirotada is a traditional dessert in Mexico that It is usually consumed during the Lenten season, although it can also be found at any time of the year. It is a recipe in which you can take advantage of cold bread (from two days before).

3. churros

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Churros are a very popular dessert of Spanish origin in Mexican cuisine. They are usually sold in churrerías and street stalls. They are ideal to accompany with a chocolate drink. They are made with a dough of wheat flour similar to that of buñuelos.

4. Rice pudding

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Rice pudding is a dessert of Spanish origin whose recipe is very easy to prepare and requires few ingredients. It consists of rice cooked in milk with sugar, cinnamon and raisins.

5. Jericallas

Jericallas are a dessert similar to flan, they are popular in states of Bajío and central Mexico. In Jalisco they are usually prepared with sugar, egg, milk, cinnamon and vanilla.

6. eggnog flank

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This flan has a special flavor that gives it a Mexican drink that has rum or cane liquor and eggs as its main ingredients.

7. Cornbread

Corn bread is a delicacy that you can easily prepare and for which you do not need many ingredients. It is made with corn kernels, egg, butter, baking powder, sugar and flour.

8. Tres leches cake

Tres leches cake is one of the most popular cakes in Mexico. It is cold and moist because the bread is bathed in a tres leches sauce. It is a dessert with a homemade stamp that can be easily found in pastry shops.

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