Archive for the 'Desserts' Category

Mexican Fried Plantains Recipe

Ingredients: 3 Ripe Plantains Vegetable Oil, for frying 1 Can “La Lechera” (Sweetened Condensed Milk) Directions: In case you’re not sure what you should be looking for, below you see the plantains and “La Lechera,” Nestlé’s sweetened condensed milk sold in Mexico. Slice the plantains in half lengthwise, and heat vegetable oil in a large […]

Mexican Rice Pudding Recipe – Arroz con Leche

Ingredients: 1 Cup White Rice 3 Cups Water 2 Cinnamon Sticks 2 Teaspoons Lime Zest Pinch of Salt 1 Can (about 1 & 2/3 Cups) Evaporated Milk, plus enough Milk (about 2 & 1/3 Cups) to equal 4 cups total 1 Egg 1 & 1/2 Cups White Sugar 1 & 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 […]

Margarita Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients: 1 – 250 Gram Package Polvorones Orange Flavored Cookies (Graham Cracker Cookies may be substituted) 6 to 8 Tablespoons (about 1 Stick) Unsalted Butter 3 – 8 Ounce Packages Cream Cheese, at room temperature 2 Cups Sour Cream 1/3 Cup + 2 Tablespoons Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice 1/3 Cup Tequila 1/3 Cup + 1 […]

Mexican Caramel Crepes – Crepas de Cajeta

Crepe Ingredients: 3/4 Cup Milk 1/2 Cup Water 2 Eggs 3 Tablespoons Melted Butter 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 Cup Flour 2 & 1/2 Tablespoons White Sugar Additional Butter, for cooking crepes Caramel (Cajeta) Sauce Ingredients: 370 Grams Cajeta Syrup (Mexican caramel syrup made from goat’s milk) 1/2 Cup Milk 1 Tablespoon Brandy, optional Whipped […]

Stained Glass Jello Recipe

Ingredients: 1 Box grape flavored jello 1 Box strawberry flavored jello 1 Box lemon flavored jello 1 box pineapple flavored jello 1 Can condensed milk 3 cups of water 4 Envelopes unflavored gelatin 1/2 Cup cold water 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract Directions: Prepare the jello one by one with 2 cups of water less than […]

Key Lime Pie Recipe

Ingredients: 3 Eggs 1 Cup fine sugar 1/4 Tablespoon salt, to taste 1/3 Cup cornstarch 2 Cups of water 2 Tablespoons butter 1/3 Cup lime juice 1 Tablespoon grated lime peel Green food color 1 Baked 9-inch pie shell Directions: To start beat first the egg yolks and set them aside. Then Combine the sugar, […]

Mexican Bread Styles

If there is something that Mexicans look for to eat at the time for breakfast or dinner is a delicious piece of sweet bread. In Mexico, bread come right after tortillas as the second most eaten food in the country. Now, we are not talking about bread that is sold in plastic bags at the […]