Honey Maid Dulce de Leche Cake #ad #LetsMerienda

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Nabisco and #WeAllGrow Latina Network. All opinions are my own.

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We continue celebrating this special month with more and more delicious latino inspired recipes. And if you don’t know or you are not sure what is the big celebration, is ok, we are celebration Hispanic Heritage month.

Ok, first let me tell you that we eat lots and lots of bread and cakes, not only on special occasions but we love to eat it during breakfast and with coffee in the afternoon better call Merienda time. Yes, traditionally we have a special time in the day we use to spend time with our friends and family.

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Our Merienda always includes a bread or cake and I use as inspiration this great recipe  Honey Maid Dulce de Leche Peanut Butter Topper, change some ingredients and trying a different approach, you know how we as latinos love to eat a god piece of cake at any hour of the day.

Don’t worry this is a very simple and easy recipe and you will find it very useful, especially when it comes to feeding a crowd. And let me tell you my family was always in my house on time for Merienda and I never send anybody hungry bad to any shore they had for the rest of the afternoon.

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And with the help of Nabisco products you are going to be so inspired to create new recipes.Nabisco is providing a variety of fun and delicious Latino-inspired recipes that are just right to treat the family during merienda.
These recipes are easy-to-make and feature the family’s Nabisco favorites: Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, RITZ Crackers and Honey Maid. These recipes are a Nabisco spin on traditional favorites.

And if you need more inspiration head to the Nabisco Pinterest Board for fun, easy and delicious Latino inspired recipes, great to share with your friends and family, this month and any other month.

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Nabisco. The opinions and text are all mine.


Honey Made Dulce de Leche Cake #ad #LetsMerienda
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A delicious Latino inspired recipe, great to make for and with all your family for Merienda time.
Servings Prep Time
20 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
50 minutes
Servings Prep Time
20 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
50 minutes
Honey Made Dulce de Leche Cake #ad #LetsMerienda
Print Recipe
A delicious Latino inspired recipe, great to make for and with all your family for Merienda time.
Servings Prep Time
20 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
50 minutes
Servings Prep Time
20 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
50 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Beat bananas, dulce de leche, sugar and vegetable oil. In a bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet mixture, add the Honey Maid crushed by hand, and place in your favorite baking mold. Bake for about 50 minutes or until the center is completely cook
  3. Decorate with creamy peanut butter drizzle and more cookies.
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A #ElenaOfAvalor Party Premier with Dulce de Leche Flan and Fun #Ad #DiMeMedia

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with DiMeMedia and Disney Channel. However, all opinions expressed are my own.

#ElenaOfAvalor viewing party table

One of the things that I truly love about Elena Of Avalor is the way she helps and takes charge of every challenge that comes to her hands. We definitely love the way the series encourages everyone to be better and to work through any obstacle.

Us, in particular, see a lot of Elena in our oldest daughter, as a big sister she has a lot of responsibilities and her little sister wants to be just like her. We love the fact she is always helping and eager to be better and learn every day.

#ElenaOfAvalor Preparations

She is very proud of her heritage and when I talk to her about Princess Elena Of Avalor she was absolutely happy. You need to understand my eleven-year-old is very emotional and we encourage her every day to be herself and not let anyone put her down.

Her name is Sofia and she is just the most wonderful girl ever. As we were putting our party together she was there helping me decorate the cake, playing with our guests and her little sister, making all kinds of decorations, getting ready for this viewing party was a family teamwork all the way.

#ElenaOfAvalor makign decorations

One of her favorites desserts was the Dulce de Leche flan. We made lots of food for our guest like picadillo de papa, some agua de frutas, chocolate cake and the flan. Yummy food to keep everybody well feeds while commercials because we did not want it to miss any moment of the premier.

My daughters are my life and I want them to share memories, stories, and ideas to their children. Princess Elena Of Avalor teach us the most important principles in life family is first, you can always say sorry, be yourself and the most important is you promise something to keep it because the most important people in your life can end it up hurt because of that.

#ElenaOfAvalor healping friends

We see a lot of Elena like I said before in our daughter Sofia, and nothing makes me happy than have a Latina Princess to which my girls can identify their self, share and learn at the same time with their friend’s new adventures and ideas to make a better life and get #ReadytoRule the world.

Oh, you are wondering now about that yummy dessert right? Don’t you worry, I have you covered, here’s the recipe for the flan.
And don’t forget to follow Elena of Avalor’s latest royal adventures! Elena of Avalor airs on the Disney Channel on Fridays at 7:30pm ET/6:30 pm CT and 7:30 pm PT!

#ElenaOfAvalor happy moments

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A #ElenaOfAvalor Party Premier with Dulce de Leche Flan and Fun #Ad #DiMeMedia
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Delicious and easy dulce de leche flan and a fun preview party.
Servings Prep Time
10 people 15 minutes
Passive Time
4 hours
Servings Prep Time
10 people 15 minutes
Passive Time
4 hours
A #ElenaOfAvalor Party Premier with Dulce de Leche Flan and Fun #Ad #DiMeMedia
Print Recipe
Delicious and easy dulce de leche flan and a fun preview party.
Servings Prep Time
10 people 15 minutes
Passive Time
4 hours
Servings Prep Time
10 people 15 minutes
Passive Time
4 hours
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Dissolve the gelatin in the water and let it rest for 5 minutes, mix, dulce de leche and whipping cream until well incorporated, add the evaporated milk and mix for about 5 minutes.
  2. Place gelatin in microwave, heat for 20 seconds and add to the avobe mixture. Place the flan in a ligntly grease mold and place in the fridge for 4 hours or until completely set.
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Arroz Con Dulce de Leche #SummerVino #VeranoSutter #ad #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerVino #VeranoSutter #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older.

Arroz Con Dulce de Leche #SummerVino #VeranoSutter #ad #CollectiveBias

Like most of the latino families, mine is very particular about dessert, we need a delicious and sweet dessert after a good meal, and we always try to make something that it will be easy to share with everyone. In my house as a general rule, we have wine to pair with our dessert and the one we love is Sutter Home Moscato, this is a good sweet wine, perfect with dessert.

I love Sutter Home Wines, is a great option to take to my friend’s house when we are having a get together for any occasion. You must know the latino culture is very happy, we love to enjoy life, get together and have fun, we love to drink good wine and eat. We don’t need a special day to do it, just bring your favorite Sutter Home Wine and lets party.

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This is one of the reasons why I made Arroz con Dulce de Leche, is just perfect for sharing and great to enjoy warm or just a room temperature. You maybe are surprised that this recipe in particular call for Dulce de Leche and I’m sure you are like, that is a little weird, but, let me tell you Dulce de Leche is huge in Costa Rica, we use it in all our sweet desserts, pastries and more, and I’m so happy that I can find it here, because this Arroz con Leche won’t be the same without the flavor of this delicious sweet mixture.

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And no, dulce de leche is not the same as caramel, so I’m sorry, this is a must for the recipe, but you can find it, I’m sure, besides, you will see how the flavor of the Sutter Home Moscato complements perfectly with the Arroz con Leche, is a match made for perfection.

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I encourage you to make this recipe, let me know if you love it and don’t forget to Uncork the Moments, and try Sutter Home Wines, they will be your new go-to to any occasion.

Want more info? Check out Sutter Home on Facebook.

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Arroz Con Dulce de Leche #SummerVino #VeranoSutter #ad #CollectiveBias
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The perfect latino flair on you table, so sweet, so good.
Servings Prep Time
8 peaople 10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 peaople 10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Arroz Con Dulce de Leche #SummerVino #VeranoSutter #ad #CollectiveBias
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The perfect latino flair on you table, so sweet, so good.
Servings Prep Time
8 peaople 10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 peaople 10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: peaople
Instructions
  1. In a pot on medium-low heat, cook the rice with the water, cinnamon stick, and cloves, until it doubles in size, about 15 minutes. Add milk, evaporated milk, butter, and nutmeg, continue cooking, simmer for 15 minutes and move constantly.
  2. Add orange zest, dulce de leche and sugar, simmer for another 10 minutes and keep mixing. Once ready and all the ingredients are well combine, let it cool completely, this will make the rice absorb the extra liquid and make it more rich and creamy.
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Dulce de Leche Mousse with Crunchy Sponge #SweeterPascua #ad #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SweeterPascua #CollectiveBias

Dulce de Leche Mousse with Crunchy Sponge #SweeterPascua #ad #CollectiveBias

In Costa Rica we celebrate Pascua with our family and friends and sometimes we just take our time to relax and enjoy the weather. Normally during this time of the year is very hot over there, so you will see a lot of families enjoying the beach during that time.

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For those that don’t go to the beach, we stay at home enjoying all the celebrations and having some rest and family time. We also gather to enjoy a lot of food and delicious desserts. Yum! as I start thinking about dessert it came to my mind a bizcocho de dulce de leche that my grandmother used to make, and this is a secret please don’t tell anybody but, this was a “cake” with wherever we had on the pantry, one thing that my grandma was good at was to created delicious dessert using her imagination.

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This bizcocho or sponge was our official Holy week cake, it was perfect, not to sweet and great because like I said before it is very hot during this time. We made it as a family and we were all involve in it, I was the official mixer, yep my grandma made me mix with a wooden spoon, she said no hay nada como una cuchara de madera.

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Our Pascua or Holy week was the best I remember, and now I want my girls to get into this roots, that is why we went to Walmart to buy some delicious MARS candy specially:

  • M&M’s® Easter Sundae flavor
  • M&M’s® varieties that have Easter colors
  • DOVE® Chocolate Eggs
  • Starburst® Jellybeans
  • Skittles® Easter

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I know you are like. What? Well, you need to add some candy to the sponge, I personally love the flavor of the M&M’s® Easter Sundae wow it is delicious, you can find this flavor only at Walmart for limited time. So like I said we went and bought all the ingredients then bake and chill the most delicious dessert you will ever put in your mouth, yes it is amazing!

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Know that you have some inspiration, I want yo hear from you, what is your tradition, your most treasure memories during Holy Week?

Dulce de Leche Mousse with Crunchy Sponge #SweeterPascua #ad #CollectiveBias with products

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Dulce de Leche Mousse with Crunchy Sponge #SweeterPascua #ad #CollectiveBias
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The most delicious and decadent dessert you will ever try.
Servings Prep Time
18 portions 30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
18 portions 30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Dulce de Leche Mousse with Crunchy Sponge #SweeterPascua #ad #CollectiveBias
Print Recipe
The most delicious and decadent dessert you will ever try.
Servings Prep Time
18 portions 30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
18 portions 30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: portions
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 mold. Sponge: Beat egg whites with salt until stiff peaks, add sugar gradually, vanilla and egg yolks one at a time, beat for 5 minutes. Sift the flour over the egg whites and mix with a whisk, taking care not to lower the volume of the egg whites, finally, add the ground chocolates. Bake for 20 minutes
  2. Mousse: In a bowl combine, cream cheese, dulce de leche and whip cream, mix util well combine. Add the gelatin to the water, let it rest for 2 minutes, then place in the microwave for 20 seconds, and add it to the abode mixture, remember to stir constantly to avoid lumps.
  3. Once the cake is cool add the cream cheese mixture on top, distribute the mixture evenly and refrigerate for 3 hours. Then cut the pieces, decorate and enjoy.
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