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Mexican Dessert Recipes

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Mexican Dessert Recipes. Get inspired and try out new things.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with sweet and delicious desserts that will satisfy any sweet tooth! Whether you're looking for an easy dessert to whip up for a special occasion, or something more elaborate for a fiesta, we have plenty of delicious recipes to choose from. Enjoy our colorful and tasty Mexican-inspired desserts such as tres leches cake, churros, sopapillas and more!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with sweet and delicious desserts that will satisfy any sweet tooth! Whether you're looking for an easy dessert to whip up for a special occasion, or something more elaborate for a fiesta, we have plenty of delicious recipes to choose from. Enjoy our colorful and tasty Mexican-inspired desserts such as tres leches cake, churros, sopapillas and more!

Must Try Homemade Churros

6 · 35 minutes · This Churros recipe has been tested FIVE times and we've tried to make it as perfect as possible. No soggy, eggy mess, just perfect churros every single time. Try this recipe, and follow the instructions closely to get best results.

Ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 4 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 cup Caster sugar
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon, powder
  • 150 g Dark chocolate
  • 250 g Flour
  • 2 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 1/2 cups Oil
Dairy
  • 110 g Butter
  • 1/2 cup Cream, Fresh
  • 1 cup Milk
Liquids
  • 1 cup Water
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Tres Leches Mexican Flan

12 · Mexican flan is nothing but a delicious creamy custard served with a thick caramel.

Ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 3 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 Vanilla extract - 1 tblsp
Dairy
  • 1/2 can Condensed milk, Sweetened
  • 250 ml Evaporated milk or normal milk
  • 200 ml Heavy cream
Easy Air Fryer Churros

Air Fryer Churros are golden tasty pastry treats, where every bite has a tender inside with a crispy outside that’s tossed in cinnamon and sugar.

Best Buñuelos

53 · 25 minutes · Try making buñuelos sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar for a festive treat. Once fried, this golden-brown fritter has a light and airy texture with just the right amount of crispiness.

Ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 6 tbsp Cane sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 cups Neutral vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp Refined coconut oil
Liquids
  • 2/3 cup Water
Cheesecake Tacos

These Strawberry Cheesecake Tacos have a crispy graham cracker shell with a thick cheesecake filling and topped with a strawberry glaze.

Mexican Chocolate Pie

32 · 30 minutes · Mexican chocolate pie is salty and a bit spicy, but also sweet and smooth. What's not to love about that?

Ingredients

Produce
  • 1 5 teaspoon ground chilli, ground
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg white
  • 3 Egg yolks
  • 2 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 5 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 150 g Dark chocolate
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 200 g Sugar
Snacks
  • 200 g Cookies, dry
Drinks
  • 1 tsp Instant coffee
Dairy
  • 100 g Butter
  • 700 ml Milk, full-fat
Melt-In-Your-Mouth Mexican Chocolate Truffles

These decadent Melt-In-Your-Mouth Mexican Chocolate Truffles are sweet, rich, and creamy. They make a great gift! (vegan, gluten free)

Coffee Flan

Coffee Flan: Flan is a charming little Spanish dessert! It's easy and fast to make and it tastes sooo good. And if you also like coffee, well then, this recipe is for you! I'll show you how to make traditional coffee flan as well as a few alternatives.