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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DESSERTS: 23 BEST DESSERTS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO TRY

Today, we write about Dominican Republic desserts and the best 23 Desserts in Dominican Republic. Dominican Repubic Desserts are just so good, you’ll want to have them every day. Click here to book online Punta Cana activities and day trips

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On average a dessert in a sit-down restaurant in Dominican Republic restaurant will cost around 2-3 USD depending what you are ordering. You can partner with coffee and tea. A coffee or tea can cost 1-2 USD in Dominican Republic. A few of them are homemade desserts in Dominican Republic that you can try to make on your own.

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WHERE TO STAY IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option. AirBnb are also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Double room hostels can costs up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels costs more or less $80 USD a night.

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DESSERTS – BEST DESSERTS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO TRY

1. HABICHUELAS CON DULCE

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Habichuelas con Dulce is a Dominican Republic Dessert also called Sweet Beans Cream. Habichuelas con dulce de leche is very delicious and spices will vary a lot from household to household, but the main ingredient is bean puree. From there, you can add as you like.

2. DULCE DE LECHE

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Dulce de leche is a Dominican Republic dessert made from milk, sugar, and vanilla extract. If Dulce de leche is also made to be blocks of candies, you could also add syrup on top. You’ll make your kids never forget Dulce de Leche if you go to the Dominican Republic.

3. DULCE DE LECHE EN TABLA

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Another version of Dulce De Leche is the Dominican dessert Dulce De Leche en Tabla. Basically, once you’ve made your fudge with condensed milk and sugar, you let it cool, and be ready to serve!

4. BIZCOCHO DOMINICANO

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Bizcocho Dominicano is also known as Dominican Cakes. Bizcocho Dominicano shares its cake characteristics with Sponge cakes and Chiffon cakes. It’s light, airy, and moist. The meringue frosting adds a contrasting texture to this cake.

5. SUSPIRITOS DOMINICAN

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Suspiritos Dominican is Dominican Republic dessert, also called Dominican Meringue Kisses. Suspiritos Dominican is easy to make and serving a few times a month will likely improve your dinner or events.

6. JALAO

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Jalao is a sweet treat that will give you that sweetness craving satisfaction. Jalao is a bite sized coconut and honey candy. Jalao is full of texture and sweetness.

7. ARROZ CON LECHE

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Arroz Con Leche is one of the desserts in Dominican Republic which is a mix of rice milk, with sugar, lemon, and cinnamon. Arroz con Leche is a must to try in the list of Dominican Republic desserts. Prices are $3-4 USD.

8. TRES LECHES CAKE

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Tres Leches Cake is a milk cake with meringue cream on the top. Tres Leches Cake is one of the most popular desserts in the Dominican Republic and it’s also baked in most of the countries in Central America. Prices are $3-4 USD.

9. PUDIN DE PAN (SPICED BREAD PUDDING)

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Pudin de Pan is a spiced bread pudding that’s perfect with coffee in the morning. The aromatic blend between the cinnamon, spices, and bitter taste of coffee makes it a perfect breakfast match. Pudin de pan is very fragrant and delicious.

10. FLAN

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Flan is gold-colored caramel custard served with liquid caramel on top. Flan is one of the most popular desserts in the Dominican Republic and Latin America.

11. COCADAS

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Cocadas is one of the desserts in Dominican Republic so delicious as a sweet snack to try in the Dominican Republic. Cocadas is a small cake filled with coconut sauce with vanilla and milk. You will find street food in the Dominican Republic.

12. MAÍZ CAQUIAO / CHACÁ / CRACKED CORN PUDDING

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Maiz Caquiao or Chaca or the cracked corn pudding is a Dominican dessert that is also popular to be served as breakfast or snack in the Dominican Republic. In the northern Dominican regions and in the Cibao area, it’s known as Maiz Caquiao and known as Chaca in Southern Dominica. It can be served a lot in the Lenten season, but really delicious to be served all year round. It’s a delicious mix of soft boiled corn with rice / Arroz, and sweetened with milk, and spices like cinnamon and cloves.

13. DULCE FRIO / DOMINICAN TRIFLE

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Trifles are easily some of the best desserts around the world, and desserts in Dominican Republic, and always the most aesthetic to have on your table. Dominican trifles are a mix of sweetness and delight, and a very delicious dessert mixing ladyfingers and cream, and topped with the fruit of your choice

14. DOMINICAN AREPA / DULCE DE MAIZ / CORNMEAL AND COCONUT CAKE

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Dominican Arepa or Dulce de Maiz is a popular one of the desserts in Dominican Republic, and this is a cornmeal and coconut cake. It’s also known as Yaniqueque in other parts of the Dominican Republic. And of course, just like everything else in the Dominican Republic, one of the best things that make the Dominican Arepa unique is its use of spices. Best served with a hot drink!

15. PALETAS DE COCO / COCONUT POPSICLES

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Paletas De Coco or Coconut Popsicles is another very popular Dominican dessert, very easy to make and perfect for Dominican’s always hot weather.

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16. MAJARETE DOMINICANO / DOMINICAN CORN PUDDING

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Since corn is found a lot in the Dominican Republic, corn is the main ingredient in many dishes and even desserts. Another corn based Dominican Republic dessert is the Majarete. Majarete is a corn pudding, made with coconut milk and condensed milk and eggs. With these ingredients, you bake to make pudding. However, you can also replace the eggs with gelatin, and you can skip the baking by just letting the Majarete sit in the fridge overnight. This Dominican Republic dessert is topped with cinnamon and a perfect dessert anytime!

17. JALEA DE BATATA DULCE / SWEET POTATO PUDDING

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One of the fastest Dominican Republic desserts you can make is the Jalea de Batata Dulce. It is one of those desserts that you can easily make. Boiling soemsweet potatoes, mashing them, and mixing them with milk, coconut milk, cinnamon, clove and sugar. Once you heat it and get the perfect consistency, cool it and serve.

18. MANTECADITOS / BUTTER COOKIES

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Very popular Dominican Republic dessert and popularly served during Christmas, Mantecaditos can be creatively done. They can have colorful sprinkles on them or have guava fillings on them.

19. DOMINICAN BUÑUELOS / FRIED DOUGH BALLS

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Commonly sold in the streets during the Lenten Season, these deep-fried dough balls are popular desserts in the Dominican Republic as they make you feel happy and just feel the gratitude of the season. These buñuelos are layered with cinnamon sugar and for some, can be layered with whipped cream or caramel.

20. GUAVA EMPANADAS

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Empanadas are popular and very loved and can have various fillings, from sweet to savory. A Dominican Republic dessert you’ll surely love, empanadas filled with guava paste and cream cheese is something you definitely need to try.

21. AVENA CALIENTE / SPICED HOT OATMEAL DRINK

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For a simple dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth, you can have Avena Caliente. This dessert in the Dominican Republic is quite easy to make on your own. prepare the oats overnight with some milk and water and serve it next day with cinnamon.

22. BATIDA DE LECHOSA

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To ease the hotness of the weather, have some Batida de Lechosa or Papaya Smoothie for your Dominican Republic dessert. Add some lime juice for afull bodied taste!

23. MORIR SOÑANDO

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Another Dominican Republic dessert, Morir Soñando is best enjoyed in the hot summers. This drink is a mix of orange juice and milk, served cold.

WHERE TO STAY IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option. AirBnb are also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Click here if you want to get $30 credit on your first booking in AirBnb.

Double room hostels can costs up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels costs more or less $80 USD a night.

Click here if you want to find the best deals with Booking in Dominican Republic.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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