Wondering what the best Mexican desserts are for Cinco de Mayo? There are so many great options! From sopapillas, to churros, sweet empanadas, and more! Here are some of the BEST Cinco de Mayo dessert recipes to try out at home!
Cinco de Mayo, is a yearly holiday on May 5th, which celebrates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory over the Second French Empire in 1862 at the Battle of Puebla. Today, people celebrate this special day with all kinds of delicious Mexican dishes.
Below are some of the best desserts from Mexican cultures that you may or may not have tried.
These recipes are all super delicious, loved worldwide, and perfect for Cinco de Mayo celebrations!
So, if you’re enjoying a Mexican meal at home, why not add on one of these amazing desserts?
Learn how to make dulce de leche at home using two ingredients: boiling water and cans of condensed milk! It’s an easy and hands-off process that transforms condensed milk into a sweet and rich caramel-like sauce to drizzle over ice cream, cakes, and much more.
Many of these Cinco de Mayo dessert recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead.
Did you Make Any of These Cinco de Mayo Dessert Recipes?
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Wondering what the best desserts for Cinco de Mayo are? There are so many great options! From churros, to sweet empanadas, to sopapillas and more! Here are some of the BEST Mexican dessert recipes to try!