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Guatemalan Desserts

Pineapple Cajeta Empanadas-- just like Hector, my first host-dad in Guatemala, would make for us. He made them in his walk-in clay oven. He must have started baking at 4 AM because these treats were always done just in time for the walk to school :)

from The Foodies' Kitchen

Canillitas de Leche

Canillitas de Leche (Guatemalan Milk Candies)

from The Foodies' Kitchen

Plantain "Rellenitos"

Would you like to try an authentic Guatemalan dessert? You'll love these plantain "rellenitos"!

from All About Cuisines

Guatemala Buñuelos (Fritters in Honey)

Guatemalan Buñuelos.Fried sweet treat very popular at Christmas If you like Guatemalan cooking visit our recipes or or why not visit a COOKING SCHOOL on your next trip to Guatemala, Find out more at: #Guatemalan Recipes #Cooking Classes Guatemala #Buñuelos


Because today is a holiday in Guatemala (read the aside below), we are going to skip all the controversial stuff and just have Empanadas de leche as dessert, postre in Spanish. It was a little over year ago that Lucía requested “photos of some ‘empanadas de leche’ (las que tienen …

from The Foodies' Kitchen

Guatemalan Turrón

You can try this simple recipe to get a little taste of one of our traditional desserts: #Turrón #GuateEats #Recipe


Nuégados Guatemaltecos (Guatemalan Orange Scented Fried Dough)


I'm going to try this recipe. Great Guatemalan cookie with coffee. Champurradas, Guatemalan Cookies | NewsTaco

Christmas in Guatemala 101: Fun Activities, Traditions, and Recipes for an Authentic Guatemalan Christmas

Quesadilla. This quesadilla from Guatemala is a coffeecake, made with a goodly amount of cheese, for which the cake is named. "Queso" means cheese. This coffee cake is not too sweet, but just enough to make it a delight to have with a nice cup of coffee.