Guatemalan tamal negro recipe

The Best Guatemalan Tamales Negros Recipe

This authentic Guatemalan recipe for tamales negros is easy to follow and includes step-by-step instructions for making Guatemalan tamales negros (black tamales). These slightly sweet tamales are a popular traditional Guatemalan dish enjoyed during the holiday season. They get their name from their dark mole sauce, and along with the tamales colorado are usually enjoyed … Read more

Pan de muerto stuffed with marigold cream

Easy Recipes Using Marigolds (Cempasuchil) For the Day of the Dead

As Día De Los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, approaches, I’m sharing some of my favorite marigold recipes. And yes, you can use these vibrant orange and yellow flowers, also known as cempasuchil, for cooking!   Beyond their beauty, marigolds hold deep cultural significance in this annual Mexican celebration, adorning ofrendas (altars) and gravestones to … Read more

Cempasuchil (marigold) cream filled pan de muerto

Cempasúchil (Marigold) Cream Filled Pan de Muerto 

In this recipe for cempasúchil (marigold) cream-filled pan de muerto, we’re taking the traditional Pan de Muerto to new heights by introducing a unique twist – filling it with a sweet marigold cream. This floral infusion adds a delicate and intriguing flavor to the traditional bread, elevating its symbolic meaning.    We love to make … 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