Cinco de Mayo Desserts

F&W's incredible desserts for Cinco de Mayo include
silky Mexican chocolate pots de crème and warm,
crispy churros. Plus, easy Mexican desserts like refreshing
melon granita and a super fast banana split made with
dulce de leche.

Easy Recipes for Cinco de Mayo Desserts

  • Mexican Chocolate Pots de Crème

    Mexican chocolate, which is flavored with ingredients like cinnamon, almonds and vanilla, lends a distinct flavor to Stephanie Prida's rich custard. Look for it at Mexican markets and specialty-food stores.

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    Mexican Chocolate Pots de Crème
  • Melon Granita Trio

    Michel Algazi and Roni Goldbert share a trio of watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe granitas accented with cinnamon and cayenne.

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    Melon Granita Trio
  • Dulce de Leche Roasted Banana Split

    Grace Parisi shares a tantalizing new way to use dulce de leche.

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    Dulce de Leche Roasted Banana Split
  • Horchata Milk Shake

    Horchata is a sweet, milky iced drink that’s popular throughout Latin America. Mexicans make it predominately with rice and chef Rick Ortiz blends in vanilla ice cream.

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    Horchata Milk Shake
  • Dulce de Leche Crispies

    For a grown-up twist on the classic Rice Krispies Treats, Marcia Kiesel ingeniously swaps out marshmallows for the Latin American dessert sauce dulce de leche, then adds even more crunch with toasted, sliced almonds.

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    Dulce de Leche Crispies