20 Mexican Desserts for Cinco de Mayo! Desserts that are both sweet and spicy! These Mexican desserts make perfect additions to your Cinco de Mayo menu! You’ll find everything from Flan to Fried Ice Cream to Tres Leches cake and so much more!
20 Mexican Dessert Recipes : Sweet & Spicy!
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner and although I love the Mexican dishes and the Mexican beverages, I look forward to the sweet and spicy Mexican desserts just as much! Nothing beats a tres leches cake, or some chocolate with spice! Let’s be honest – any type of dessert gets my heart pitter pattering, but there is something about the complexity of flavors found in Mexican desserts that really intrigue me.
I think Flan is my downfall though! There is something so classic about a custard dessert that never gets old for me!
What’s your favorite Mexican dessert? Do you like the spicy desserts? Are you willing to add some heat from Chile peppers to a classic chocolate pudding? Take a peek and see if it’s on the list below!
WHY DO WE CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO?
Cinco de Mayo, or the 5th of May celebrates the victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla.
Since I live in Texas, it’s a really big deal, but Americans country wide celebrate with tacos and margarita’s – as if they needed another reason besides Taco Tuesday! The truth of the matter is that these desserts are fabulous year round. You don’t need to only make them only on the 5th of May!
Make some new Cinco de Mayo traditions and add one of these to your Cinco de Mayo menu! The best part is you’ll miss the crowds at the restaurants! Going to a restaurant here where we live is insane on a normal day. It turns out, college kids really like to eat out! And they REALLY REALLY REALLY like to visit the Mexican restaurants in town on Cinco De Mayo!
20 Mexican Desserts
Brown-Eyed Baker – Salted Mexican Chocolate Chile Caramels
The Comfort of Cooking – Mexican Fried Ice Cream
Baked Bree – Mexican Chocolate Cake with Mascarpone Frosting
Chocolate Covered Katie – Mexican Chocolate No Bake Cookies
Crazy for Crust – Mexican Chocolate Truffles
Living Sweet Moments – Plantains Foster Ice Cream Tacos
Little Spice Jar – Mexican Fruit Salad
Fav Family Recipes – Mexican Baked Strawberry Empanadas
Climbing Grier Mountain – Dulce de Leche Milkshakes with Caramel Drizzle
Cook Eat Paleo – Mexican Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Baking Bites – Pepita Mexican Chocolate Cake
Sprinkle Bakes – Conchas – Mexican Sweet Buns
Kitchen Meets Girl – Easy Sopapillas
My Latina Table – Lemon Carlota Mexican Dessert
Crazy for Crust – Mexican Brownies
Bakingdom – Mexican Hot Chocolate Donuts with Toasted Marshmallow Frosting
Brown-Eyed Baker – Capirotada Mexican Bread Pudding
Little Spice Jar – Paletas de Coco – Coconut Popsicles
Tastes Better From Scratch – Tres Leches Cake
Wine and Glue – Spicy Mexican Chocolate Fudge