11 of the BEST most popular Puerto Rican desserts on my blog!
These yummy recipes are tasty any time of the year and the perfect ending to ANY meal!
Some of them (or all, I won’t judge) could definitely be eaten for breakfast as well. 😊
Which ones are your favorites and what would you add to the list? Leave a comment below!
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You can find all my Puerto Rican recipes here including mains like pernil, sides like arroz con gandules and so much more!
The #1 dessert and my personal favorite is this Flan de Queso. One bite and you'll know why it's so popular!!
Flan meets cheesecake in this silky smooth Flan de Queso! Each bite is like you died and went to heaven.
Coconut is king on la isla as these coconut milk desserts prove!
Tembleque de Coco – silky smooth coconut pudding dusted with cinnamon. This traditional Puerto Rican dessert is easy to make with only 5 ingredients!
Arroz con Dulce (rice pudding) with coconut milk, raisins, cinnamon and spice. Ultra creamy and a Christmas classic!
Guava Guava Guava
Guava is another popular island fruit. It goes with cream cheese like peanut butter needs jelly!
Guava pastelitos (guava pastry) made with puff pastry and guava paste. Enjoy these heavenly, flaky bites for breakfast, snack or dessert.
Panetela doesn't get enough credit! The guava and cream cheese filling is sublime, but the buttery crumb cake is what really makes it shine!
Tender, crisp, buttery Puerto Rican shortbread cookies! Top with sprinkles or sweet guava paste.
Guava and cream cheese meet again in these crispy guava empanadas!
Flancocho features two desserts in one - yellow cake with a magical layer of flan on top!
This Limber de Nutella is reminiscent of a fudgsicle and the perfect treat to beat the heat!
A quesitos recipe just like you find in Puerto Rican bakeries. Featuring sweet cream cheese filling in a flaky pastry, these can be enjoyed for breakfast or dessert!
This pumpkin flan is like pumpkin pie, cheesecake and flan in one epic dessert!