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6 Must-Try Spanish Desserts

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6 Must-Try Spanish Desserts

Spain is home to some of the best restaurants in the world, in fact, the town of San Sebastián was named the best food destination in the world last year. Spain is also the home of tapas and classic dishes like gazpacho and the beloved paella. But what about Spanish desserts?

Spanish desserts are just as rich and varied as the country's savory cuisine. The desserts are cloaked in tradition and make use of seasonal, local ingredients. They are also insanely delicious and have inspired countless other desserts across Latin America and other Spanish territories around the world.

Join Fine Dining Lovers as we discover traditional Spanish desserts that are easy to make and full of temptation.

6 Traditional Spanish Dessert Recipes You'll Love

Churros Recipe

Did you know churros originated in Spain? This dessert features fried dough tossed in cinnamon sugar. Traditionally, it is served with a side of hot chocolate for dipping. Try this tasty churros recipe.

Tarta de Santiago Recipe

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Tarta de Santiago is a traditional dessert from Galicia. It is an almond cake named after Santiago, the patron saint of Spain and is always decorated with a cross in the center. Click here for the recipe.

Tarta de Queso

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Tarta de queso is a cheesecake from the northern region of Cantabria. Curious to try it? Click here for the recipe.

Miguelitos Recipe

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Miguelitos are a dessert native to the city of La Roda, located in the province of Albacete. They are made from puff pastry, filled with cream and topped with powdered sugar.

Here is a wonderful recipe you can try.

Crema Catalana Recipe

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Crema catalana a creamy custard topped with caramelized sugar, similar to the French creme brulee. Check out this fabulous recipe.

Torrijas Recipe

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Torrijas are a dessert made from stale bread, similar to French toast but fried in olive oil instead of butter. It is said to be one of Spain's oldest desserts. Try your hand at this recipe.

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