Spanish Desserts Recipes (Most Popular)
Delicious typical Venezuelan Sweet! is my favorite!and simple to doSubmitted by VICKYKENSHIN
While they have origins in Moorish Spain, alfajores are especially popular in South America. They are simple shortbread sandwich cookies with a sweet filling of dulce de leche. Different doughs are used for the cookies depending on the country. Some use normal flour dough, while others add cornstarch or even cassava flour for a more delicate crumb. This recipe uses a mixture of flour and cornstach.
Dulce de leche, is a sweet caramel spread popular throughout Latin America and used as a spread for bread, pastries, cakes, crepes and cookies like Argentinian alfajores cookies. It is known as cajeta in Mexico, manjar blanco in Peru, Chile and Bolivia, and arequipe in Colombia.
Tapioca comes from cassava plant and has been used for centuries in creamy puddings and sweet desserts. Tapioca contains no impurities so the delicate tast will not mask light flavors such as vanilla, peach or lemon. As a pudding Reese tapioca is divinely soothing when served warm and delightfully refreshing when chilled.Submitted by VHICKS78
A perfect, almond-based flour-and-gluten-free citrus cake with the beautiful colour and tang of blood oranges and the slight crunch of poppyseeds.Submitted by JO_JO_BA