11 Delicious Mexican Desserts
Create special treats with the flavors of dulce de leche, Mexican chocolate, chiles, and fresh fruit
These 5-minute, buy-and-serve sundaes feature caramel sauce you can source from a Mexican market.
Recipe: Cajeta Ice Cream Sundaes
We started with the '60s classic, grasshopper pie (a minty chiffon pie with a chocolate crust) and used tequila and lime instead of crème de menthe.
Recipe: Frozen Margarita Pie
These decadent cookie sandwiches have a rum-flavored dough and dulce de leche filling, and are rolled in toasted coconut.
Recipe: Alfajores de Dulce de Leche (Caramel Sandwich Cookies)
Make your own super-premium ice cream, starting with a custard flavored with Mexican chocolate.
Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream
Three kinds of citrus and yes, tequila, go into these grown-up popsicles.
Recipe: Margarita "Poptails"
Traditional pumpkin custard gets a dried chile glow.
Recipe: Ancho Chile Pumpkin Pie
Imagine a stylish, ultra-rich take on chocolate pudding, flavored with coffee in addition to a little cinnamon and cayenne.
Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Pots de Crème
Make a sauce that's similar in flavor to dulce de leche for soaking the layers of this moist cake, then frost the cake with whipped cream.
Recipe: Tres Leches Cake with Raspberries
Almonds and cinnamon are what make Mexican chocolate special, and they flavor both the brownie and the streusel in these bars.
Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Streusel Brownies
Try our 7 variations on fresh fruit pops, from sour orange to piña colada and even cucumber-chile.
Recipe: Mexican Paletas
This easy one-bowl recipe, flavored with a little cayenne and plenty of cinnamon, makes two cakes—enough to feed a crowd, or to freeze and enjoy later.
Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Cakes