Sweets

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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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

10 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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Pastel de Coco (Colombian-Style Coconut Pie)

5 comments February 1, 2014
Pastel de Coco (Colombian-Style Coconut Pie)

This Pastel de Coco is a traditional dessert from the Atlantic coast of Colombia. Coconut is a very important ingredient in the coastal regions of the country, and it is used in both savory and sweet dishes. Colombian-Style Coconut Pie has always been an absolute favorite of mine, given my long running love affair with […]

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