Desserts

Simple Empanada Dough for Baking

2 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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12 Must Try Traditional Colombian Desserts

8 comments May 17, 2014
Salpicon de Frutas

If you have a sweet tooth or even an occasional sweet craving, this 12 Must Try Traditional Colombian Desserts post is for you! There are many variations of these desserts throughout Latin America, and you can even add your own special twist to them. I find most Colombian desserts to be quite delicious and addictive, […]

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Pan de Banano y Arequipe) Banana and Dulce de Leche Bread

9 comments March 26, 2014
Pan de Banano y Arequipe) Banana and Dulce de Leche Bread

Many of us have a favorite dessert flavor. For most people, it’s chocolate, for others, it’ s citrus, for some it’s vanilla or mint. But whatever it is, it’ s the flavor that you just can’t resist whenever you see it on a menu or in a store. For me, that flavor is arequipe or […]

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Postre de Natas (Colombian-Style Milk Pudding)

13 comments March 1, 2014
Postre de Natas (Colombian-Style Milk Pudding)

Postre de Natas is probably one of the most popular and traditional Colombian desserts. It originates from the Andean zone of Colombia and although it takes a little bit of time to prepare, the steps to make this dessert are straight forward and simple. The effort is well worth it, as this dessert has a […]

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Tres Leches de Mandarina (Tangerine Three Milks Cake)

9 comments January 21, 2014
Tres Leches de Mandarina (Tangerine Three Milks Cake)

I am a huge Tres Leches Cake fan. In addition to my traditional Tres Leches, my Coconut Tres Leches and my Chocolate Tres Leches cake recipes, I now present, Tangerine Tres Leches Cake! After looking at a large bag of beautiful tangerines in my fridge for a week, I decided to try a different variation […]

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