mexican desserts

May 20, 2015

Inside-Out Cherry Vanilla Tres Leches Ice Cream Cake

Tweet Thank you to the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) for making this post possible. All comments, opinions and my love for exploring new cultures, tastes, and flavor combinations are my own! The temperature is rising, summer is approaching, and with it, a chance to be creative and explore a variety of light […]

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January 23, 2015

Marbled Tres Leches Cake

Tweet Tres leches cakes is my favorite. Not just because it’s delicious, but because it brings back wonderful memories of my college years. My friends and I used to go to “tomar el café” at a very popular place in Guanajuato called Truco 7. Café capuccino and tres leches cake were our obsessions. Truco 7 […]

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April 14, 2014

Mexican Cheesecake Recipe

Tweet For years cheesecake has been a favorite dessert at family get-togethers. One of my cousins, in fact, sold them and one of my aunts sold them through the family gelatina business. When I first tried cheesecake in the United States, I was surprised. The consistency was very different from the traditional Mexican style I […]

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September 13, 2013

Bread Fridays: Mice

Tweet   Here’s another creation by those amazing Mexican bakers I found while traveling in Mexico recently. These little gems are moist on the inside and completely covered in chocolate on the outside. I love how the chocolate is a little bit firm and crackles into melty bits when you bite into them. The crumb […]

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July 19, 2013

Bread Fridays: Chinos

Tweet   Today’s installment of Bread Fridays features these delicious little nuggets called Chinos. They can come with chocolate morsels, or with nuts, or with nothing on top. I actually like the ones with nothing the most, but the picture isn’t as interesting. They are sweet, and moist, and soft. They remind me a little […]

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May 30, 2012

Blueberry Lemon Flan

Tweet Para español da click aquí Flan Napolitano is a family favorite, one of the most delicious desserts I have ever had, a close contender with Tres Leches Cake, of course! Making it is not as hard as one might think. Growing up, we had many family gatherings where gelatina (gelatin desserts that we take […]

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May 2, 2012

Cooking with Chef Aarón Sánchez

Tweet Para español da click aquí. Keep this in mind: Mexican Chocolate Pudding Cake. Have you seen Food Network’s “Chopped”? I absolutely love the program.  If you haven’t seen it, I recommend checking it out. It’s a four chef cook-off with a twist.  They compete over 3 rounds, an appetizer, an entree, and a dessert, […]

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June 30, 2009

Receta de Pastel de Tres Leches / Three Milk Cake Recipe

Tweet ENGLISH VERSION BELOW Creo que el título lo dice todo, ¿a quién no le gusta el pastel de tres leches? Es el favorito de esta casa. Yo uso una receta super fácil, recomiendo que lo hagas una día antes para que el pan absorba bien la leche y esté bien frío cuando lo sirvas. […]

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