3 Cinco De Mayo Mexican Food Classics & Recipes

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Learn step by step on how to make each of these delicious Mexican food classics for your Cinco de Mayo party. Enjoy!


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While this delicious drink varies depending on the country, in lieu of Cinco de Mayo we chose a classic Mexican horchata recipe for our party menu. But the best part is we have made a guilt-free, but still oh-so-good horchata that touches just the right notes. Follow the recipe below to make your own at home.

Full recipe here

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A Make-Your-Own-Tacos theme party is a great option to go with for a Cinco De Mayo celebration. It’s a fabulous way of giving guest a hands on experience of putting together their own “perfect” tacos, and you as host the freedom to enjoy your own party.

Full recipe here


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Any great Cinco de Mayo party has to have at least one delicious Mexican dessert or several. Now some will go for the traditional flan or sweet breads, but you just can’t beat a piping hot churro.

Full recipe here

  • Subhadrika Sen

    First, I became really hungry by just looking at the photos. i would love to try Horchatas. I have heard a lot about them but haven’t really got a chance to try them.

  • Imogen Beth Clegg

    Wow those tacos just look so good! Really got me in the mood for mexican food! I’ve never had a Churro, but I may have to give them a try 🙂

  • Oh my word, those look amazing. I love Churros with chocolate… LOVED this piece. Also love your design of your blog. So glad to have found it. http://bymegankelly.co.za/

  • lauren

    Those churros look soooo good! I absolutely love Mexican food – I made homemade street enchiladas the other day and they came out incredible!
    xx Lauren

  • I LOVE Mexican food. I’ve been eating really healthy this week solely so I can pig out on Mexican food tomorrow. Thanks for sharing these awesome recipes!

  • Amy Scott

    Horchata and churros, someone knows the way to my heart! Come to think of it – most Mexican food is divine! Great round-up 🙂

  • I HAD to read the recipe for those churros! I am obsessed with them they are one of my favourite sweet treats!

  • Carrie Chady Rundhaug

    Yum! Those tacos look delicious!I love Churros both my husband and I are obsessed with them!

  • Jessica Bradshaw

    I love Cinco de Mayo recipes and these do not disappoint!!

  • I’m making all of this 🙂 thanks for sharing!!

  • Dia

    These look yummy I haven’t had HORCHATA yet. It’s funny I’m in a predominately hispanic town, we’re having a cinco de mayo pot luck and on the sign up sheets it’s things like deli platters and fruit trays…where is the flavor lol

  • Heather Gee Davis

    Oh I love Cinco de Mayo! Any excuse to eat delicious food like this!

  • Kristen Kavan

    make your own churros?! What! I am so gladdd I clicked on your blog! Thanks for all the deciious recipes!

  • Ooh, these would all be perfect for a party. I’d love to try making some of those churros for the first time.

  • Candy Kage

    Love all three of these recipies for our Mexican night

  • Mmmh. I love Churros! I’ll have to try those out.

  • Angela

    The tacos and churros look amazing. I’m gonna have to try and make them. Thanks for sharing.

  • Chandra Lane Sirois

    Loveing all three of these recipes! I am sharing this on my Facebook Page!

  • Rachel Kaly

    Wow I’ve never heard of that drink before. Looks delicious! And oh my gosh, a fresh hot churro sounds SO good right now. I’ve never had a homemade one. I can only imagine how much better it must be!

  • Yum, what a great collection – I love churros and horchata 🙂

  • Vy Tran

    Churros & horchata leave me in a cinnamon coma A.K.A heaven

  • Cheyenne Skyeforest

    Churros! YUMMY! I am planning on making homemade cheese enchiladas for dinner tomorrow evening and my husband has promised to make his “famous” Spanish rice!! 😀

  • Adaleta Avdic

    These look absolutely scrumptious, and I want all of the food in this post. I love Mexican food and we eat a lot of it! xx adaatude.com

  • Jolina

    This is a great round-up! They all look delicious. We love Mexican food and we can eat it every week. I must say I’m not familiar with Horchata but there’s no better time to try than the present! 🙂

  • Argell Sednaoui

    Tacos are always the solution and the first thing to.pick in Mexican food. Horchata is delicious!

  • Christine McMichael

    Ah, so much YUM! I always love some good Horchata!

  • Natalie @ AFitPhilosophy.com

    Gotta love Cinco de Mayo!! All of these recipes look delish! Can’t wait for tomorrow 🙂

  • The Perfect Storm

    You can’t have a Cinco de Mayo party without the churros, man! I love that you baked yours instead of frying. I’ll take less oil use any day.

  • adapperchick

    Awesome roundup! You’ve put me in a festive mood, I just might have to go to the supermarket for some ingredients because the horchata and the churros are calling my name.

  • The City Sidewalks

    Ugh looks soooo delicious!

  • Dani

    Being myself from.mexico, I love reading posts about Mexican food, I m going to mexico next week, can t wait to eat delicious tacos again!

  • I would love all of these! Never tried a churro, but will have to attempt your recipe!

  • tp keane

    Churros are my fav, but I could never have many because of the Gluten… problem solved. My innards thank you .

  • Faith Ganchua

    Yum! No Cinco de Mayo for me this year, haha. Celebrating Mother’s Day with my folks tonight, and mom wants Lebanese. 🙂

  • Angelle Marix

    Looks amazing!!!!! Can’t wait to try that drink recipe 🙌🏼


  • those all look so good, have to try the churro recipe for sure! http://www.corner52.com

  • This entire post looks delicious!

  • My Unsettling Life

    Those are great ideas. I love churros, I would love to try a baked churro though.

  • Aww such an interesting post. Love it… I have always been interested in different cultures so it was really fun to read.

  • So far so Sabine

    The food looks really delicious and the pictures make me hungry! Lovely Mexican food!

  • Tacossss!!!! So delicious that I want to eat my laptop! I am obsessed with Mexican food! Thank’s for sharing!

  • Never heard of horchata before so i’d love to try that one out! The other two are amongst my favourites so I eat them pretty regularly ;p

  • I have never had a churro and I really want to try one! Everything looks so good.

  • I would love some churros right now. The last time I had them was weirdly enough in a Spanish Tapas restaurant which was strange.

  • Mayo baked churros you said, I am sold. I recently made fried churros and baking them was next on my agenda, looks like I do not need to look further, haha. Everything looks so yummy 🙂
    xx, Kusum | http://www.sveeteskapes.com

  • The Practical Saver

    These are good. How I wish I were able to see these during Cinco de Mayo.

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