Top 5 Caribbean Desserts

The Caribbean is known to be an indulgent location, full of beaming sun, clear blue seas and scrumptious food.

Their diverse range of desserts are bursting with mouth watering ingredients.

Here’s a selection of the top 5:

Arroz Con Leche- Rice Pudding

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The Dominican Republic specialty, this treat is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. Combining rice, evaporated milk, raisins, sugar, with a blend of the spices cinnamon and nutmeg, it results in a sugary and creamy, delicious dessert!

Budín de Pan- Bread Pudding 

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Barbados 328
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Famous throughout all the Caribbean islands, Bread pudding is a wholesome and well loved dish. Puerto Rico’s version of this divine dessert, takes it to another level in terms of flavor, appearance and consistency. Enjoyed by the whole family, the initial purpose was to make use of old bread which would otherwise go to waste.

Bahamian Rum Cake

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As the Caribbean is a major rum supplier, there’s no surprise the Bahamian rum cake is a such a popular dessert. Infused with Bacardi and including hints of vanilla, nutmeg, pineapple and coconut, its full of appetizing flavors.

Flan de Ciruela- Prune Flan

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Appreciated through the whole of Latin America, flan is a simple dessert, where each region alternates the recipe with small touches. This type in particular contains coconut and is topped with prunes, enhancing the sweetness.

Besitos de Coco – Coconut Macaroon

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Those who adore coconut flavor will love these. Boasting coconut as the prominent ingredient, this exotic snack is one to be savored with the lovliest texture and taste.