Did you watch the exciting conclusion to the World Cup yesterday afternoon? Did you cheer for Spain? If so, then you might want to check out this luscious slideshow of Spanish desserts at the Australian Gourmet Traveller. They go way past flan!
The 14 featured recipes do include flan, but it involves raisins, figs, and orange caramel. The list also features the sweet meringue suspiros
and the nougat turrón
, as well as the alarmingly-delicious cookies alfajores
, and the crisp crescents of fried pastries with honey
We are suddenly inspired to bake again, despite the heat!
• Read more: Spanish Sweets at Australian Gourmet Traveller
• Flan with orange-caramel soaked raisins and wild figs
• Chocolate and cinnamon suspiros
• Turrón blando
• Fried pastries with orange-scented honey
Do you have any favorite Spanish dishes you plan to make in honor of the World Cup champions?
Related: How To: Fry An Egg the Spanish Way
(Images: Ben Dearnley/Australian Gourmet Traveller)