Archive for 'Desserts and Pastries'

The Story of an Opera (Cake)

The Story of an Opera (Cake)

It is that time of the month again when almost 1000 Daring Bakers reveal their baking creations to the world. This month’s challenge was hosted by the founders of this amazing group, Ivonne and my lovely [...]

Strawberry Crepe

Strawberry Crepe

Delicious strawberry filled crepes! [...]

A Popular Choice: Tres Leches Cake

A Popular Choice: Tres Leches Cake

Probably the most popular cake in many Latin American countries. Tres leches cake is a delicious and moist dessert. [...]

Boiled Plantains with Brazilian Cream

Boiled Plantains with Brazilian Cream

I love avocado. That is one of the foods that I almost always have in my house. I use them for soups, guacamole and to accompany my tacos, sandwiches, salads, chili, frijoles rancheros, sopes and many [...]

Custard in a Crust

Custard in a Crust

It’s Friday again which means it’s time for another dessert recipe. All this week I had been thinking about what I was going to make today. I thought about making a niño envuelto or a three-milk [...]

Arroz con Leche

Arroz con Leche

There is something about Fridays that I really love. Even now that I work from home and weekends have lost all meaning, Fridays still feel like they are the end something long and tiring call week. [...]

Pineapple and Pumpkin Empanadas

Pineapple and Pumpkin Empanadas

And speaking of puff pastry… here is one of my favorite things to do with it, empanadas. Emapanadas are essentially stuffed pastries, but there are many variations of empanadas depending on the region of the world [...]

Mission: Impossible Cake

Mission: Impossible Cake

How do they make it? That was the first question that popped in my mind the first time I had a piece of the so-called Pastel Imposible (Impossible Cake). I love flan and I love chocolate [...]

My First Daring Bakers Challenge

My First Daring Bakers Challenge

I had seen bloggers from all over the world post month after month delicious pictures and recipes on their blogs saying that it was that month’s Daring Bakers challenge. So, of course, I had to find [...]