Here are a few popular Ecuadorian dessert recipes. In Ecuador, we have such an amazing selection of tropical fruit, that many times a simple piece of fruit, such as a mango, zapote, babaco, guanabana, granadilla, among others, can be a great dessert.
Come y bebe: Simple and refreshing Ecuadorian drinkable fruit salad made with papaya, pineapple, banana and orange juice.
Espumillas: A popular street food in Ecuador, this dessert is a meringue cream made with fruit pulp, typically guava or guayaba, egg whites and sugar.
Dulce de higos: Dulce de higos are fig preserves cooked slowly in a syrup of panela or brown cane sugar and spices.
Dulce de zapallo: Dulce de zapallo is a dessert made with squash or pumpkin simmered in a syrup of panela or hard brown cane sugar and spices.
Flan de coco: Coconut flan with orange caramel
Flan de piña: Flan de piña is a pineapple flan or custard made with fresh pineapple juice, sugar, milk, eggs, vanilla and rum.