Desserts

Chicharrones de Guayaba (Guava Paste Pastry)

1 comment November 26, 2014
Chicharrones de Guayaba (Guava Paste Pastry)|mycolombianrecipes.com

For those that are not familiar, Chicharrones de Guayaba are a traditional and popular Colombian sweet pastry. They are flaky and buttery layers of puff pastry with a soft, sweet and delicious guava filling shaped in the form of a chicharrón. This is a very simple dessert with simple ingredients and easy to make at […]

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Easy No-Bake Coconut Cheesecake

7 comments November 18, 2014
Easy No-Bake Coconut Cheesecake |mycolombianrecipes.com

Cheesecake is one of those diverse desserts that is classic, yet fancy, while its recipes are easy enough for a beginner to make. I already have a great recipe for dulce de leche cheesecake and wanted to create something a little different. When I thought about the flavors I really love, coconut immediately came to […]

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Arroz con Leche Colombiano (Rice Pudding)

80 comments November 4, 2014
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Arroz con Leche is one of my favorite Colombian desserts. This Colombian-Style Rice Pudding version is sweet,  creamy and delicious. There are different variations of arroz con leche in Latin America, this is my family recipe and it is very easy to make. The rice pudding will thicken more as it cools, so be careful […]

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Dulce de Tomate de Arbol (Tree Tomato in Syrup)

4 comments October 27, 2014
Dulce de Tomate de Arbol (Tree Tomato in Syrup) |mycolombianrecipes.com

Dulce de Tomate de Arbol is a traditional dessert served in Colombian homes. Tomate de árbol, also known as tamarillo, is a South American fruit that is shaped like an egg and is either dark yellow-orange or red. The red ones are more tart than the yellow-orange tree tomatoes. We use them to make drinks, […]

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Simple Empanada Dough for Baking

10 comments September 20, 2014
Simple Empanada Dough for Baking

If making empanada dough from scratch intimidates you, don’t let it! Homemade empanada dough requires only a handful of ingredients, flour, salt, egg, cold water and butter, and it comes together in under ten minutes! I love using my food processor for my homemade dough because it is quicker and easier than making it using […]

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Esponjado de Café (Colombian Coffee Mousse)

6 comments September 5, 2014
Esponjado de Café ( Colombian Coffee Mousse)

Last week I was craving a creamy coffee mousse known as Esponjado de Café in Colombia. Esponjado is a traditional and popular Colombian dessert with many variations such as lulo, curuba, orange, lime, passion fruit, coffee and more. Esponjados are usually made with egg whites, whipped cream, condensed milk and your choice of fruit. I […]

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Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

9 comments June 12, 2014
Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

Bread pudding is one of those recipes that many people have memorized and can throw together without a second thought. My mom would make Colombian bread pudding effortlessly for an after school snack and we loved it! I know how to make a few desserts from memory and most of them are very easy and […]

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