32 Sweet Mexican Treats That You Might Have Forgotten About

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Brace yourself for the ultimate sugar rush.

Drinks that encapsulate your Mexican childhood:

1. Before there was Fanta, there was the classic, colorful, and delicious taste of a bomb ass Jarritos.

Before there was Fanta, there was the classic, colorful, and delicious taste of a bomb ass Jarritos.

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2. Before there was Martinellis, there was Sidral Mundet.

Before there was Martinellis, there was Sidral Mundet.

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This is what you thought beer tasted like before actually tasting beer.

3. Sangria Señoral was your first introduction to grape soda.

Sangria Señoral was your first introduction to grape soda.

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4. To open a can of Jumex, you had to bite on the aluminum slip on the top and slowly peel it off. If you did it right, your lower lip would get sucked into the opening.

To open a can of Jumex, you had to bite on the aluminum slip on the top and slowly peel it off. If you did it right, your lower lip would get sucked into the opening.

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5. Your mom bought Tampico because Sunny D was just too damn expensive.

Your mom bought Tampico because Sunny D was just too damn expensive.

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6. Before there was a bunny drinking chocolate milk through a red and white swirly straw, there was Pancho Pantera.

Before there was a bunny drinking chocolate milk through a red and white swirly straw, there was Pancho Pantera.

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7. Instant hot chocolate pales to the taste of Abuelita.

Instant hot chocolate pales to the taste of Abuelita.

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Also, biting into one of those chocolate bars was near damn impossible.

8. Aguas frescas served in a styrofoam cup will always be a throwback to Sunday outings after misa.

Aguas frescas served in a styrofoam cup will always be a throwback to Sunday outings after misa .

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Best of the best: Jamaica, tamarindo, limon, and horchata. End of discussion.

Snack cakes you begged your mom for at el mercadito:

9. Conchitas always came in two flavors: Chocolate and vanilla, even though they didn’t taste anything like chocolate or vanilla. It just tasted awesome.

Conchitas always came in two flavors: Chocolate and vanilla, even though they didn't taste anything like chocolate or vanilla. It just tasted awesome.

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Your access to heaven is trying one of these fresh out of the oven.

10. As a kid, who needed Twinkies when you had these?

As a kid, who needed Twinkies when you had these?

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“Recuerdame” is the greatest tagline in marketing history.

11. But if you were craving something Twinkie-like, there was always Submarinos.

But if you were craving something Twinkie-like, there was always Submarinos.

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12. This box contained the very best Gamesa cookies. If you had a big family, these would be gone in seconds.

This box contained the very best Gamesa cookies. If you had a big family, these would be gone in seconds.

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Someone always cried because they didn’t get the cookie they wanted.

13. There is absolutely nothing like a soft and chewy Barrita. Nothing. It’s one of kind.

There is absolutely nothing like a soft and chewy Barrita . Nothing. It's one of kind.

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14. Bimbuñuelos were awesome by themselves. But if you wanted to take it to the next level, you had to break them into pieces, put them in a bowl, and shower them in milk.

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Bomb.

15. If you were well-behaved, your mom would serve these up for dessert. It might not look like much, but who knew vanilla-flavored cupcakes (sans icing) could taste so friggin’ good!

If you were well-behaved, your mom would serve these up for dessert. It might not look like much, but who knew vanilla-flavored cupcakes (sans icing) could taste so friggin' good!

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16. There were the classic buñuelos, which your aunts made every Christmas. Slamming that dough was always a workout and not an option.

There were the classic buñuelos , which your aunts made every Christmas. Slamming that dough was always a workout and not an option.

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Cinnamon and sugar on top of a crispy snack. Some people like them thick and soft, but everyone knows thin and crispy is the way to go.

Candies that will take you back to birthday parties, baptisms and rosarios:

17. You’ll always remember the incredible difficulty of opening a Mazapán without breaking it.

You'll always remember the incredible difficulty of opening a Mazapán without breaking it.

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Peanuts confection doesn’t sound as appetizing as dulce de cacahuate.

18. These lollipops packed a powerful spicy and sour punch in the beginning, but the more you licked it, the sweeter it tasted.

These lollipops packed a powerful spicy and sour punch in the beginning, but the more you licked it, the sweeter it tasted.

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Kinda like life.

19. The proper way to eat some Lucas is to pour the “chili candy” on your hand and lick it clean. There’s no classy way to eat these.

The proper way to eat some Lucas is to pour the "chili candy" on your hand and lick it clean. There's no classy way to eat these.

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20. If you got these in your colacion, you were king.

If you got these in your colacion, you were king.

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21. You’ll always remember your first introduction to acid reflux.

You'll always remember your first introduction to acid reflux.

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Salt and lemon. That’s it. Afterward, your molars would be too sensitive to eat anything crunchy. It’s quite torturous now that I think of it.

22. Probably not the best candy to eat if you’re a coulrophobiac.

Probably not the best candy to eat if you're a coulrophobiac.

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Seriously…

Seriously...

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23. Before everybody was going crazy over Nutella, there was Duvalin. Only difference is that Duvalin is better.

Before everybody was going crazy over Nutella, there was Duvalin. Only difference is that Duvalin is better.

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Spoon or finger: The choice is yours.

24. Try saying Bubulubu fast three times.

Try saying Bubulubu fast three times.

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25. Yes. Portico was essentially nothing but sugar and hot chili powder. Somebody went to town with these chili and sugar combinations.

Yes. Portico was essentially nothing but sugar and hot chili powder. Somebody went to town with these chili and sugar combinations.

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26. You’ll always remember when your mom forced you to try one of these camotes.

You'll always remember when your mom forced you to try one of these camotes .

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You never liked this yam candy as a kid, but the older you get, the more you appreciate it.

Are those bells I hear? Yes, it is! It’s the paletero! OMG!!!!

Are those bells I hear? Yes, it is! It's the paletero ! OMG!!!!

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27. The ultimate summer popsicle is made out of tamarind, chili, and cucumber. It’s pretty much everything.

The ultimate summer popsicle is made out of tamarind, chili, and cucumber. It's pretty much everything.

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28. Yes. Cactus popsicle. It’s a thing. It’s brilliant.

Yes. Cactus popsicle. It's a thing. It's brilliant.

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29. BUBBLE. GUM. PALETA. That’s what’s up.

BUBBLE. GUM. PALETA. That's what's up.

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30. Mango chile popsicle? YES, PLEASE!

Mango chile popsicle? YES, PLEASE!

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31. You’d be surprised how incredible guava popsicles are.

You'd be surprised how incredible guava popsicles are.

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32. Whoever thought that Lucas would make for a great popsicle is a genius.

Whoever thought that Lucas would make for a great popsicle is a genius.

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What is Chamoy? It’s a red sauce that’s salty, sweet, sour, and spicy. Just pour it on everything.

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