Whether you’re searching for easy Mexican dessert recipes or something to bring to a fiesta or Cinco de Mayo party, these simple recipes bring authentic and fun ideas to the table. From simple churro recipes to tres leches, flan, empanadas, Mexican chocolate, healthier treats, and more.
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While authentic Mexican flavors inspire all, many are truly authentic recipes. All are delicious and perfect for Cinco de Mayo, Taco Tuesday, or any gathering featuring delicious Mexican food!
I hope you’ll find delicious inspiration and endless enjoyment from these classic recipes to new twists on your favorite treats. All of these Mexican Dessert Recipes are incredible!
Easy Mexican Dessert Recipes
Some of the best-known authentic Mexican dessert recipes include tres leches cake, sopaipillas, churros, and Mexican wedding cookies. Here you will find easy recipes for these but you may also find some more unfamiliar treats like Fresas con Crema, which is delicious and healthy.
"Tres Leches Cake has a soft and ultra-moist crumb. It is soaked with a 3-milk mixture and topped with a lightly sweetened whipped cream." An easy-to-make cake that's perfect for potlucks and bringing to parties!
"Fresas con Crema is the easiest Mexican dessert you’ll ever make! Made with fresh strawberries mixed into a sweet and creamy sauce, this recipe is ready to eat in only 10 minutes. Only 5 ingredients needed!"
"In my opinion Churros are one of the worlds best desserts – when made fresh from scratch of course. These are hands down the best churros I’ve ever had, even better than those I got in the Mexican market. They’re crispy on the outside, soft and tender on the inside and they have a flavor no one can resist!"
"Latin American Alfajores Cookies with Dulce de Leche are a delectable treat popular throughout Latin America. These delicious cookies are made by sandwiching a creamy dulce de leche filling between two light and crumbly shortbread cookies. The result is heavenly!"
This Carlota de Limón no-bake lime icebox cake has sweet and tangy layers of creamy lime filling in between crispy Maria cookies. This irresistible and easy traditional Mexican dessert recipe is made with only 5 ingredients and always turns out perfect!
"These tasty little pineapple empanadas are a breeze to make with only three ingredients in the crust and pineapple preserves for the filling! Customize with different flavors of jam and enjoy for breakfast or dessert!"
"These Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars, inspired by the Mexican dessert called sopapillas, have a sweet, creamy cheesecake filling tucked between 2 crescent roll pastry sheets, and are topped with butter, cinnamon, and sugar and drizzled with honey."
"All the flavors of the classic Mexican Fried Ice Cream without the actual frying! Cold, creamy vanilla ice cream coated with a crisp cinnamon coating. Perfect individual desserts for summer! Top with fudge sauce and whipped cream for a fun treat the entire family will love."
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