Guatemalan candy, dulces típicos de Guatemala

Traditional Guatemalan Candy

Guatemalan candy, also known as “dulces típicos,” are not just delicious and unique, Guatemalan sweets are also a important part of Guatemalan culture and it’s culinary traditions. If you’re looking amazing Guatemalan desserts, Guatemalan candy are a great option and there are so many varieties you’re sure to find a few favorites! In this article … Read more

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Guatemalan Fig Candy Recipe: Maleta de Higos

This is an easy recipe for guatemalan higos secos or higos cristalizados (dry sugared figs or crystalized figs) from Guatemala.This Guatemalan traditional candy is also referred to as maleta de higos (figs in a suitcase) because the sugared figs are usually served together in groups of four or five figs. Growing up in Guatemala, I was … Read more

Day of the Dead Cookies: Easy Skeleton Cookies Recipe

Day of the Dead Cookies: Easy Skeleton Cookies Recipe

This recipe for Day of the Dead cookies is so easy to make. A twist on the traditional gingerbread men, these skeleton cookies are so much fun to bake and decorate and delicious, too. They’re perfect for enjoying with a cup of Mexican hot chocolate or a cool glass of horchata.  Delicious and Easy Day … Read more

Marigold (cempasuchil) flan recipe for Day of the Dead

Marigold Flan Recipe – Cempasuchil Flan for Day of the Dead

Celebrate the vibrant traditions of Día De Los Muertos with a delightful twist on flan, a traditional Day of the Dead food. This easy marigold (cempasuchil) flan recipe infuses the essence of marigold (cempasuchil) flowers into a classic and beloved dessert.  Marigolds, known as cempasuchil in Spanish, hold a special place in the heart of … Read more

Mexican hot chocolate ice cream recipe to fill your pan de muerto for the Day of the Dead

Mexican Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Filled Pan de Muerto

This recipe for Mexican hot chocolate ice cream pan de muerto is delicious and easy, giving your pan de muerto a cool and creamy chocolate twist! When fall comes around and as the Day of the Dead approaches, homes, and Mexican bakeries fill with the sweet scent of pan de muerto.  How We Celebrate Día … Read more

Easy Día De Los Muertos cake recipe

Easy Day of the Dead Cake With Buttercream Frosting

This easy Day of the Dead cake with buttercream frosting recipe is just what you need to create a stunning Día De Los Muertos chocolate cake. You don’t have to be an experienced baker to make this amazing sugar skull cake, just follow the step by step instructions! If you’re looking for beautiful Day of … Read more