Don Alex Restaurant Picarones

Picarones

Picarones

Picarones are a very popular dessert in Peru originated in the Viceroyalty. The main ingredient is squash and sweet potato. Picarones are served in a doughnut form and covered with a syrup, made from chancaca (a typical Peruvian sweet sauce made of raw unrefined sugar and crystallized with honey). Chancaca is often flavored with orange peel, to give picarones a bitter touch.

Ingredients: dough, honey, sugar, don alex sweeteners.

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