Category Archives for Desserts

Traditional Natillas (Spanish Custard)

These Spanish Natillas are one of the easiest desserts that require absolutely no baking skills. This is the traditional recipe of the “Abuela” and it’s a delicious, creamy, and almost silky vanilla flan with a touch of cinnamon.  This recipe is similar to a crema Catalana but it is simpler and doesn’t have a caramel […]

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Traditional Brazilian Brigadeiros

Brazilian Brigadeiros is an easy dessert recipe that every “avó” in Brazil knows with their eyes closed. A great no-bake recipe that everybody — even kids — can make. These are like chocolate truffles but way more chewy and soft. They are covered with sprinkles and they are so cute and good for serving in […]

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Puerto Rican Quesitos (Cream Cheese Pastries)

Flaky-on-the-outside and creamy-on-the-inside quesitos from Puerto Rico. These are one of the easiest desserts that you can make using puff pastry. Just 5 ingredients + 20 minutes! Quesitos in Spanish means “little cheese”. And this is exactly what this recipe is: little rolls of puff pastry filled with sweetened cream cheese. They are delicious with […]

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Chilean Pumpkin Sopaipillas With Honey

These authentic Chilean pumpkin sopaipillas with a drizzle of honey are an easy and delicious dessert or appetizer. Today I will teach you how to make them from scratch. Sopaipillas are basically a fried dough made with pumpkin puree that is traditional in Chile.  Sopaipillas are similar to buñuelos or gorditas so you can get […]

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Chocolate Chips Banana Bread

This is the easiest chocolate chips banana bread recipe that you will find online. It’s the bread for a sweet breakfast with a cup of coffee. Moist, chocolatey, and in just using 1 bowl! I already have my reliable banana bread batter that always gives me a moist and perfect result. A few months ago […]

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Puerto Rican Flancocho / Chocoflan

This amazing cake has many names: flancocho, chocoflan or torta imposible, which literally means “impossible cake”. This cake is the best of two of my favorites desserts, chocolate cake and flan. How to make the flan? The flan on this recipe resembles a lot of Spanish flan de queso. Creamy, dense and silky flan with […]

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Red Velvet White Chocolate Chips Cookies

These red velvet white chocolate chips cookies are my San Valentine dessert recipe for this year. You can’t go wrong with this match-made-in-heaven combination. These eye-catching bright red cookies with white chips are the perfect gift for this special holiday. In previous years, I’ve made chocolate-based dessert for this day because — let’s be honest […]

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Petit Gateau (French Chocolate Lava Cake)

This French petit gâteau recipe is the finest dessert recipe for a fine dining night at home. Delicious mini chocolate cake with a soft melted chocolate surprise. This is my favorite dessert in the whole world. An ooey-gooey chocolate mini cake, that when it’s open releases mouthwatering melted chocolate from heaven. It is also my […]

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