The 30 BEST Mexican Desserts

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If you’re looking for something sweet to end your taco night, you’ve come to the right place!

This collection of incredible Mexican desserts has a wide variety of treats, with something for every craving.

Whether you’re looking for something super decadent or light and refreshing, you’ll find the perfect recipe to satisfy that sweet tooth.

Browse through this whole list of easy and delicious Mexican desserts, you’re sure to find some new favorites!


We start this super delicious list of Mexican dessert recipes with a glorious flan recipe!

Sweet, rich, creamy and decadent vanilla custard is topped with a gorgeous caramel sauce that makes this flan too good. You will love this one…

Get the recipe @inmamamaggieskitchen


Have you tried frying your ice cream at home? If not, you have to make this fried Mexican ice cream and simply surprise you and your family.

This great recipe will show you how to make the best fried ice cream ever. Just follow this simple recipe and impress everyone…

Get the recipe @thegunnysac


Mexican churros make the best and most decadent dessert ever. These homemade churros are perfect, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.

An effortless recipe that yields amazing results, serve them with chocolate sauce and watch them disappear in no time.

Get the recipe @cookingclassy


Make the most famous and classic Mexican Tres Leches cake at home with this easy recipe!

This super moist and fluffy cake is dipped in 3 milk mixtures, then topped with whipped cream, making it the most delicious cake ever.

Get the recipe @ natashaskitchen


This holiday, bake these Mexican wedding cookies and enjoy them with your friends and family.

These amazing treats are rich, nutty, buttery pecan cookies that melt in your mouth and taste delicious.

Get the recipe @ loveandlemons


Pudding lovers, this Arroz Con Leche recipe is a dessert not to be missed!

This sweet, creamy, refreshing and classic treat is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. It’s incredibly easy to make and you can serve it hot or cold, the choice is yours…

Get the recipe @ thenovicefblog


Make a gourmet dessert at home with this Dulce de Leche Salé Cupcake recipe! These cupcakes are moist, rich and irresistible.

Just follow this simple recipe to make these adorable and delicious cupcakes for your special occasions.

Get the recipe @ piesandtacos


Mexican Bunuelos are specially made during festival season! This crispy and fluffy fried dough is perfectly covered in cinnamon sugar, which makes it even more delicious.

You will love this Mexican delight for sure…

Get the recipe @isabeleats


These Sopapillas make an amazing Mexican treat that everyone savors! This recipe is super easy to make with simple ingredients and comes together in no time.

A perfect dessert that is sure to please everyone.

Get the recipe @cravinghomecooked


Want a healthy and refreshing dessert? Then look no further than this classic Mexican street food, Mexican Fruit Cups!

This mug is loaded with fresh tropical fruits topped with Mexican salsa and chili powder. Enjoy these versatile cups when you crave sweet, tart, and spicy flavors together.

Get the recipe @ maricruzavalos


Another crunchy take on the classic is this Mexican Chocolate Tres Leches Cake!

This incredibly moist and tender cake is dipped in a flavorful syrup and topped with whipped cream, that’s it. Celebrate your special events with this incredible Mexican dessert.

Get the recipe @ dinnerthendessert


Perhaps the best invention that has ever happened in the world of desserts, combining two delicious dishes together and creating a masterpiece, it’s this Sopapilla Cheesecake!

This light, flaky and delicious cheesecake is just perfect for your next party or potluck, everyone is sure to be delighted.

Get the recipe @ full belly


Everyone loves popsicles, and this Paletas de Fresa is an overly addictive Mexican treat.

They’re made with just 4 simple ingredients that make for a crunchy summer dessert. You can easily customize this recipe and make it your own. So what are you waiting for?

Get the recipe @ maricruzavalos


Camotes Enmielados is a traditional Mexican recipe that is made to honor those who are no longer with us.

These authentic candied sweet potatoes are very simple to prepare with a minimum of ingredients.

Get the recipe @thymeandlove


These Gorditas de Nata cookies are a very famous Mexican street dessert! Soft, spongy and thick cookies are just amazing.

With the amazing aroma, you will all love these cookies. So don’t wait any longer to make these excellent Mexican desserts.

Get the recipe @sweetcannela


A well-known and beloved Mexican peanut candy is this Mazapan! This sweet treat is just too addictive and made with just 2 ingredients – peanut butter and powdered sugar.

It is soft, crumbly and dissolves deliciously in the mouth. Make this easy candy for your loved ones.

Get the recipe @cassebankvegan


Have you tried the classic Mexican torrejas? Alternatively, make this easy and delicious dessert today!

It’s made with slices of bread coated in eggs, then fried to golden brown perfection, then drenched in spicy piloncillo syrup. So good!

Get the recipe @ maricruzavalos


Capirotada Mexicana is another beloved Mexican delicacy that is made with bread. This super easy recipe is made with amazing spices and syrup.

It’s too delicious topped with your favorite toppings.

Get the recipe @ mexicoinmykitchen


Jericalla is a delicious Mexican custard dessert very similar to flan, but a unique twist on it.

This recipe is very simple to make with a fantastic silky smooth texture. It is a super successful dessert to serve after a good dinner.

Get the recipe @ thaicaliente


Enjoy this Mexican classic, Fresas Con Crema, which simply means strawberries and cream!

This refreshing no-bake recipe is so easy to make and tastes amazingly delicious.

Get the recipe @houseofyumm


Empanadas are a very famous savory Mexican dish, but these apple and cinnamon empanadas are a great sweet twist.

Prepare this sweetness as a family and savor it with everyone…

Get the recipe @dashofcolorandspice


This Rosca de Reyes is a ring-shaped bread decorated with sweets and dried fruit. Usually done during Epiphany holidays, but you can enjoy it anytime.

It is a unique dessert similar to king cake.

Get the recipe @savortheflavour


Make a restaurant-worthy Mexican dessert at home with this Galatina recipe from Ropope!

This is a great party dessert, which looks and tastes absolutely divine.

Get the recipe @ maricruzavalos


Carlota de Limon Cake is the easiest and most delicious Mexican dessert ever.

It’s made with just a few panty ingredients that create a stunning and flavorful dessert that will become your new family favorite.

Get the recipe @ mexicanmademeatless


If you like corn, you absolutely must prepare this famous Mexican treat, Pastel De Elote!

This delicious cake is super easy to make. Topped with powdered sugar and vanilla ice cream, this will be a winner at your next get together.

Get the recipe @muydelish


Mantecadas are a sweet bread in the shape of muffins! They are remarkably simple to make in the oven.

You can serve them perfectly for your next tea party or as an afternoon snack.

Get the recipe @ mexicoinmykitchen


Guys, this Christmas, add Ensalada Navidena to your dessert spread and watch them become everyone’s favourites!

This simple recipe is a refreshing and fresh fruit salad that can be made in a minute, and the taste is just too delicious.

Get the recipe @muydelish


These marranitos are a sweet, but not too sweet bread, halfway between a cookie and a cake. In addition, they are made in the shape of little pigs!

This unique Mexican dessert will be your child’s favorite and adults will enjoy it too. Try these cute Marianitos soon.

Get the recipe @isabeleats


Concha is another great sweet bread recipe. This recipe will teach you how to master this easy and delicious bread.

Get the recipe @ mexicoinmykichen


Look at these colorful beauties, Mexican sprinkle cookies! This recipe for traditional Mexican cookies is very easy to make at home. Kids will love this vibrant and sweet treat…

Get the recipe @ maricruzavalos


We end this outstanding list of Mexican dessert recipes with apple butter dessert tamales!

This recipe looks daunting, but it’s super simple to make. It’s loaded with your favorite apple pie flavors, and the chewy batter makes it just plain scratchy. Try these amazing Tamales now.

Get the recipe @minimalistbaker


So many different Mexican desserts to try! Which will you do first?

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