11 Latin American Desserts You Can Totally DIY

All countries have their own culinary traditions and they all enjoy their version of a sweet treat. Latin America is no different and the area boasts some of the best and sweetest desserts in the world, which is no surprise since so much of the world’s cane sugar is grown in the region. Caramel also stars in many of the desserts that are popular in Latin America. With so much going for it, it’s no surprise that dessert reigns in most parts of the area. One of the region’s most revered ingredients is cajeta, which is caramel made from goat’s milk. Other parts of the region love using dulce de leche, which means “milk candy.” Latin America is a pretty large place and the desserts tend to vary a bit depending on whether you’re in Brazil, Argentina or Uruguay, but one thing they all have in common is a mouthwatering deliciousness that will always send you back for seconds.

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