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

Guatemalan quesadillas de Zapaca

Easy Recipe for Guatemalan Quesadillas: A Sweet Dessert

This is an easy recipe for quesadilla de Zapaca, a sweet cheese bread or pan dulce typical of the eastern region of Guatemala. Made with a combination of rice flour, cheese, and cream, Guatemalan quesadillas have a moist yet crumbly texture similar to cornbread. If you’re looking for a delicious and easy Guatemalan dessert recipe … Read more

Molletes and garbanzos en miel Guatemala

Molletes Stuffed with Garbanzos en Miel

These molletes stuffed with garbanzos en miel are a twist on two traditional Guatemalan desserts. The combination of the spongy syrup drenched molletes with the garbanzos en miel in the center is a great combination of two Guatemalan dishes that are popular during Lent, Semana Santa and also enjoyed during November 1st for el Did … Read more

Recipe for Guatemalan cocadas

Guatemalan Cocadas Recipe: Coconut Cookies

With just a few simple ingredients these cocadas recipe is perfect for making it with your kids or for a crowd. Guatemalan cocadas are one of the easiest and most delicious Guatemalan dessert recipes. These coconut cookies, very similar to coconut macaroons, are so simple and quick and they taste amazing.  This coconut cookie recipe … Read more

Guatemalan chiquiadores recipe , receta de chiquiadores de Guatemala

Guatemalan Chiquiadores Recipe

Guatemalan chiquiadores are a type of sweet bread or “pan dulce” that is popular in Guatemalan cuisine. This Guatemalan dessert is known for their crunchy texture and flat shape, which distinguishes them from other types of sweet bread.  The recipe for chiquiadores typically includes flour, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract. The dough is mixed together … Read more

Guatemalan garbanzos en miel recipe

Garbanzos en Miel Recipe: Guatemalan Chickpea Dessert

Garbanzos en miel, also known as chickpeas in honey, is a traditional Guatemalan dessert that combines the sweetness of brown sugar or panela with the nutty flavor of chickpeas. This chickpea dessert is a popular Guatemalan dish during Lent and Holy Week and during 1ero de Noviembre or Did de Todos los Santos. This Guatemalan … Read more

Easy recipe for manzanillas en miel

Manzanillas en Miel Recipe

Manzanillas en miel also known as manzanillas en dulce is a Guatemalan dessert made with the manzanilla fruit (tecojote or Mexican hawthorn). It is also popular in El Salvador where it is known as dulce de manzanilla.  This delicious traditional Guatemalan food is usually enjoyed during Semana Santa or Holy Week and Lent.  Today I’m … Read more