Ecuadorian dessert quimbolitos quimbolito Ecuador (3)

Ecuadorian dessert: Quimbolitos

Ecuadorian dessert: Quimbolitos

Due to its location and despite its small size, seafood, fruits, and vegetables abound in Ecuador. Recipes and ingredients are varied, resulting in a variety of tasty traditional dishes in each region.

You can definitely learn a lot about Ecuador through its food.

Ecuadorian dessert quimbolitos quimbolito Ecuador (3)

In this article, we want to discuss the moist and delicious traditional dessert in Ecuador, quimbolito.

About quimbolitos

Quimbolitos are a traditional dish of Ecuadorian cuisine.

A quimbolito is a delicious pastry speckled with raisins and steamed in an achira or plantain leaf to keep the moisture and add to their flavor.

The batter or dough is a mix of cornflour, wheat flour, butter, eggs, sugar, and creamy cheese.

Ecuadorian dessert quimbolitos quimbolito Ecuador (3)



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What it tastes like

Quimbolitos are sweet, moist, and filling.

Delicious together with milk or a hot cup of coffee.



Ecuadorian dessert quimbolitos quimbolito Ecuador (3)

How and where to eat it

We enjoy quimbolitos during a cafecito or afternoon coffee, or as a dessert.

Quimbolitos are sold at pastry shop windows, in supermarkets, and on cafe menus.


Have you tried quimbolitos?

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Ecuadorian dessert: Quimbolitos

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