9 Cinco de Mayo Dessert Recipes
It’s party time! With Cinco de Mayo upon us, I think it’s time to do a quick roundup of some great Cinco de Mayo desserts that I love!
The celebrations are a big deal in parts of Mexico and the US, it provides a fun party atmosphere.
I don’t know about you but I am looking forward to enjoying a sweet treat in the form of fit for the gods desserts. We’ve got velvety cakes to brightly-colored piñatas, ooey, gooey, oozing warm caramel and, of course, a few healthy ones have snuck their way in as well!
No matter what you are looking for you will not be disappointed.
Churro Cheese Cake
You will love the consistency of this cheesecake; it’s like Goldilocks and the three Cheesecakes- not to soft, not too firm, it’s just right. Pair it with a glass of milk and this could be the tastiest Cinco de Mayo dessert you have ever had.
Fried Ice Creams
Now here’s a shocker – fried ice cream! You’re favorite Mexican restaurant dessert can be pulled off at home. Yep, you read that right- at home. It turns out it’s not so difficult after all. All you need is the recipe and a little bit of patience.
Tres Leches Cake
The secret to making this cake truly a feast for the gods is allowing it soak up the milk and sit in the refrigerator overnight. You will love it!
Fruit Tacos with Chocolate Tortillas
I couldn’t resist adding a healthy Cinco de Mayo dessert recipe and this Fruit Tacos with Chocolate Tortillas recipe makes for a healthier dessert, a gorgeous presentation and is fun to make!
Piñata Sugar Cookies With a Surprise!
Here’s another fun dessert but this time, with a little surprise in it for the kids. I particularly love the Piñata sugar cookies because the colors are vibrant and you can go with whatever filling you so desire. They are simply adorable, aren’t they?
I know, I know, this isn’t a dessert. But, it has the word cupcake, so it’s close right? Again, no shame because these are amazing and I am not even a little sorry. If you are looking for a great hand-held snack then these taco cupcakes will certainly leave an impression on your guests. Even the kids will fall in love with them.
Cinco de Chili Chocolate Cupcakes with Chili Cream Cheese Frosting
Yea, I know the name’s a tongue twister but the taste is certainly mouth watering! This is one devilishly good dark chocolate cake with the chili giving the cream cheese frosting just the kick it needs. Now tell me this doesn’t have you salivating.
This recipe had me at caramel. But just in case you weren’t hooked, it’s also got chocolate. Yup, this one is happening. It may or may not make it to the party 😉
Oreo Taco Cookies
How cute are these? Your guests will love these portion controlled desserts and they will look super adorable on the table next to the big tacos. Grab the worlds cutest taco cookie recipe and get on this!