What everyone really loves about Cinco De Mayo is traditional Cinco De Mayo dessert. The Cinco De Mayo falls on the 5th of May 2018 and marks the triumph of the Mexican Army over the French Troupes. The Cinco De Mayo food list is quite amazing and the Cinco De Mayo finger foods are a rage among many.

If you talk about Cinco De Mayo facts, the most fascinating of all is that the Mexican forces who were literally unequipped and only 4000 in number actually won from the French army who were very well equipped and were around 6000 in number when they attacked Mexico. If you want to learn more about the history of Cinco De Mayo, then you can check it out from here.

Here is a list of items that people eat on Cinco De Mayo.

Salsa and Tortilla Chips

It totally depends on you if you want your dish to be totally homemade or a fusion of both. Well, starting with the ingredients you will need some amount of vegetable oil, round corn tortilla, salt and salsa dip, water and some flour. You need to put some flour, oil, water, and salt in the grinder and drizzle the batter until it forms a dough. Press and knead until the dough is smoothed. Now, turn it flat and cut out pieces and form the shape of a triangle. Now, preheat a fry pan and with the help of some oil, cook them until brown. Serve with salsa dip.

Corn and Avocado Salad

First of all, boil the corns for 5-7 minutes until they are soft. Now, take a bowl and put in all the veggies that you desire in it, for instance, you can put onions, tomatoes, chilies, salt and obviously avocado. Now, add on the corns and hey the easy breezy salad is almost ready. Spray salt and pepper.

Guacamole

Guacamole is the traditional recipe on the day of Cinco De Mayo and should definitely be a part of your Cinco De Mayo party. You will need Avocados, chilies, onions, salt, cilantro leaves, lemon juice, black pepper and a few tomatoes. First of all, take the Avocado cut out it and take out all its inside flesh and mash it gently. Now, spray some salt and lemon juice. Add all the veggie in the bowl and wrap it in plastic and refrigerate. Serve with tomatoes and tortilla chips.

Mexican Fried Ice Cream

You will need some sugar, cherries, Vanilla ice cream, corn flakes, cinnamon, butter, whipped cream, Cinnamon and hot fudge sauce. Al you need to take is a baking sheet and keep on it a scoop of ice cream just put a round circle of it. Refrigerate for about 2-3 hours. Until then, crush the corn flakes and add cinnamon. Roast it in butter for a few minutes. Put in a bowl some sugar and cinnamon and roll on this the ice cream. Coat with the corn flakes and hot fudge and cherries as well.

Cocadas

Pile up some condensed milk, cornstarch, almond extract, vanilla extract, sugar and sweetened coconut flakes. Mix together both the extracts, sweetened coconut flakes, milk, and cornstarch. Let it sit for 5-7 minutes. Take a cookie sheet and put the spoonful of this mixture in gaps. Bake these for 15-20 minutes in the oven. Coat with the shredded sugar.

Traditional Margarita fruit Dip

You will need almonds, cinnamon, sugar, sour cream, tequila, lime and orange flavor. Just combine all the ingredients and whisk all of them well. You will have to refrigerate these for several hours. You can decorate the glass with these zests before serving.

Other traditional foods that are made on Cinco De Mayo are.

  • Nachos
  • Tarts
  • Churros
  • Tacos
  • Cupcakes
  • Brownies
  • Macarons
  • Doughnuts
  • Margaritas

Leave a Reply