Guatemalan atol de elote recipe

Easy Recipe for Atol De Elote Guatemalteco

Atol de elote or atol de maiz is one of Guatemala’s most popular traditional drinks. If you are craving a sweet, comforting drink to warm you up during the holidays, Guatemalan corn atole is for you! This hot traditional Guatemalan drink is made with sweet corn and flavored with vanilla or cinnamon. It’s a popular … Read more

guatemalan tamal de cambray

Tamales De Cambray: An Easy Recipe for Guatemalan Sweet Tamales

An easy recipe for Tamales de Cambray, this traditional Guatemalan dish is one of my favorite Guatemalan sweet tamales! A meatless variation of the classic tamales wrapped in tusa or corn husks, this delicious Guatemalan tamal is unique in taste and shape. Tamalitos de Cambray is a traditional Guatemalan dessert usually prepared for special occasions. … Read more

Easy Guatemalan Recipe for Tamales de Chipilin

Simple yet delicious, these Tamales de Chipilin are a traditional Guatemalan food you must try! A variation of the larger Guatemalan tamales, these smaller tamalitos de chipilin are made from corn dough called masa, and chipilin (chepil) leaves. And although there is no meat in them, chipilin leaves deliver an earthy and unique flavor to … Read more

traditional Guatemalan dessert jocotes en miel

Jocotes en Miel, An Easy Guatemalan Dessert

Jocotes en Miel is a traditional Guatemalan food commonly served around the Day of the Dead celebrations. These juicy jocotes (hog plums) are cooked in a bubbling sweet syrup and heavenly spices. This post will teach you how to prepare this simple yet delicious Guatemalan recipe perfect for the Día de Los Muertos festivities. So, … Read more

Guatemalan traditional dessert Ayote en dulce or ayote en miel

Ayote en Miel: A Delicious and Easy Guatemalan Dessert

Ayote en miel is a delicious Guatemalan dessert typically served on November 1st  for All Saints Day, the Dia de Los Muertos festivities in Guatemala. Ayote en miel (or ayote en dulce) is a delicious squash cooked in a sweet syrup of panela (unrefined cane sugar) and spices. It is a popular traditional dessert among … Read more

Guatemalan Pache tamal recipe

Paches: Traditional Guatemalan Potato Tamales

When it comes to traditional Guatemalan tamales, Paches are one of the most popular tamales in Guatemala. Made from mashed potatoes mixed with bread and sometimes corn flour and a savory tomato-based recado sauce, these potato tamales are wrapped in banana leaves. This post shows an easy recipe for making Guatemalan paches de la capital … Read more

Pineapple empanadas

Best Guatemalan Dessert Recipes

In this post, you’ll find lots of delicious Guatemalan dessert recipes to choose from, whether you are in the mood for crunchy cookies, soft puddings, or creamy candies. I have included all of the best traditional Guatemalan desserts from rellenitos, champurradas and buñuelos to empanadas de manjar and even Guatemalan typical candy, canillitas de leche.  … Read more

Rellenitos de platano recipe

Best Guatemalan Traditional Recipes for Celebrating Guatemala’s Independence Day

These easy Guatemalan traditional recipes are ideal to make your 15 de septiembre (Guatemala’s Independence Day) or Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations.  I have included some of my favorite recipes, from savory traditional Guatemalan dishes like tamales colorados, enchiladas ,chiles rellenos and Guatemala’s national dish pepián to delicious Guatemalan desserts like canillitas de leche, buñuelos, champurradas … Read more