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Cuban desserts are special. Creamy, decadent, sometimes odd. We stick with the classics, but will throw in a new take here and there.

Abuela's Apple Pie Recipe

Abuela’s Apple Pie

Apple Pie is a classic dessert. The first ever apple pie recipe actually comes from England. Through time it has evolved and changed whether it be which apples go in the filling or whether the upper crust is plain or latticed. One thing that is pretty consistent about the Apple […]

Pumpkin Spice Natilla Cinnamon

Pumpkin Spice Natilla

Pumpkin Spice Natilla holds all the fall feels in one delicious bowl. It is creamy, warm, spiced and has a beautiful orange hue. Our Classic Natilla recipe is enhanced by traditional fall spices and pumpkin puree that somehow make it even more luscious than the original. The Pumpkin Spice Trend […]

Flancocho- Flan Cake Recipe

Flancocho (Flan Cake)

Flancocho or Flan Cake has playfully earned the nickname “the impossible cake.” It defies logic. Somehow layers of caramel, flan and cake are baked together and stay baked in separate layers. It’s a happy baking miracle that leads to a unique and delicious dessert. The name Flancocho comes from joining […]

Dulce De Leche Frosted Cake

Dulce de Leche Frosting

This Dulce de Leche Frosting Recipe is what you have been searching for to top your next cake. Dulce de leche, which translates into “sweet milk,” is made from caramelizing sweet condensed milk. It has the texture of creamy Nutella, but with the taste of rich caramel. An obvious muse […]

Whiskey Sauce

Whiskey Sauce

Whiskey Sauce is a little something you can whip up to bring your dessert to the next level. This Whiskey Sauce is the finishing touch to our Donut Bread Pudding. It may seem like an unnecessary addition to an already sweet dessert but it actually brings everything together. The sauce […]

Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Chocolate Sauce

We came up with this chocolate sauce with our Donut Bread Pudding in mind. However, we would encourage you to drizzle it over our Rum Cake, Galletitas de Moron, Tarta de Santiago or a scoop of ice cream. It’s chocolate. It pairs well with everything.  We like combining semi-sweet and […]

Donut Bread PUdding Final Slice No Sauce

Abuela’s Donut Bread Pudding

Donuts and bread pudding – two words that are perfect on their own but even more delicious when you put them together.  The Salty Donut’s glazed donuts inspired us to make this recipe. For those of you who are Miami locals, we do not have to explain to you the […]

Galletas de Moron

Galletas de Moron / Cuban Sugar Cookies

Galletitas de Moron are typical for the town of Moron, which is in the center of Cuba. These Cuban sugar cookies typically have lime zest, but we’ve kept ours with a simple vanilla flavor.  Cuban sugar cookies are somewhere between a classic vanilla sugar cookie and crumbly shortbread. Although they […]

Quick and Easy Tres Leches Recipe

Quick and Easy Tres Leches

This Quick and Easy Tres Leches Recipe will absolutely blow you away for two reasons. First, it is so delicious and creamy and good. The second, it will take you less than 10 minutes to pull together. You will make this for your next dinner party, special event or pot […]

Mango Pastelitos/Mango Turnover

Mango Pastelitos

This Mango Pastelito Recipe is going to be your next summer staple. If you visit any ventanita in Miami you will see a box filled with a variety of pastelitos. They have all the favorites. You will see Pastelitos de Carne, Queso, and of course Guayaba. Pastelitos de Guayaba or […]