Sweet and delicious quinoa recipes

Quinoa and apple cupcake with candy

  • Butter dough 100 gram
  • Ground sugar 100 gram
  • 2 eggs
  • Leaving flour 200 gram
  • Vanilla essence 1 tablespoon
  • 3 green apples
  • 3 tablespoon extra sugar
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Cooked quinoa grains 100 gram
  • Caramel meringue topping
  • Egg whites 150 gram approximately
  • Ground sugar 400 gram
  • 100 cc water
  • Pirotines 30

How to make Quinoa and apple cupcake with candy

  1. Peel the apples and cut them into cubes, in a frying pan place 2 tablespoons of butter and cook until softened, then sprinkle the ground cinnamon with sugar and continue cooking until the apples caramelize. Cool.
  2. Boil quinoa grains for 2 minutes with lemon peel. Cool and drain.
  3. Beat the butter with the ground sugar with a mixer until the sugar crystals dissolve and the preparation becomes lighter, add the vanilla essence.
  4. Then add the eggs one by one and integrate them well, incorporate the sifted flour with a spatula in an enveloping way, add the caramelized apples, and the cooked and drained quinoa. In a tray suitable for the oven or for cakes, place the pirotines and fill them with three-quarters of the preparation.
  5. Bake at 180°C for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown on the surface.
  6. Place the sugar with the water over heat until it turns caramel color apart, place the egg whites in a bowl, beat until stiff with a mixer, and add 100 gram of sugar until they are firm, then in the form of a thread, incorporate the syrup without stop beating until firm and cold.
  7. Once cold, decorate with a caramel meringue pompadour.
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Quinoa Donuts with API

  • Common flour 1 kg
  • Quinoa grain 1 cup
  • Yeast 25 gram
  • Sugar 1 tablespoon
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs

How to make Quinoa Donuts with API

  1. Place the yeast 1 tablespoon in a bowl of sugar and 2 of flour mix with the lukewarm water and leaves to rinse.
  2. In a suitable container, pour the flour and prepared the yeast and previously beaten eggs, the whites until stiff, then the yolks and cooked quinoa, prepare lukewarm water with a pinch of salt mix by hand beating until you get a consistency dough.
  3. To achieve this, beat for about 10 minutes, then cover with a tablecloth and take the dough to a hot place to double its volume.
  4. Heat oil and cook the fritters, and serve with honey.

Quinoa horchata

  • Quinoa grain 3/4 cup
  • Milk 1 liter
  • Sugar 200 gram
  • Cinnamon 2 sticks
  • 1 clove
  • Coldwater 1 liter

How to make Quinoa horchata

  1. In a saucepan, pour the milk with the Cinnamon and the clove, reduce to 50%.
  2. Let cool and reserve.
  3. Wash the quinoa to extract the saponin, take to the low oven until the grains dry.
  4. In a ceramic pot, toast the quinoa to a light browning. In a blender, incorporate the cold milk previously reduce to 50% the sugar, the toasted quinoa, and the water, liquefy all the ingredients.
  5. Serve cold. Sprinkled with cinnamon.
  6. Enjoy!

Pisara quinoa

  • Quinoa washed and dried 200 gram
  • Milk 2 liter
  • 1 Cinnamon sticks
  • Ground sugar 150 gram
  • Honey

How to make Pisara quinoa

  1. Lightly toast the quinoa until it turns brown.
  2. Bring the milk to the boiled quinoa, cinnamon, and sugar to a boil over low heat for one hour until the liquid evaporates and it is creamy.
  3. Serve in a cup accompanied by honey.

Quinoa cake

  • Quinoa 500 gram
  • Garlic 1 clove
  • 1 onion
  • Minced meat 750 gram
  • 1 Red pepper
  • Creamy cheese 300 gram
  • 3 tablespoon Chopped parsley
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs

How to make Quinoa cake

  1. Boil the quinoa, once cooked leave it in a container until it drains its water.
  2. On the other hand, chop the onion, pepper, and garlic in small cubes, sauté and add the meat and cook for about 20 minutes.
  3. In a tray place 250 grams of cooked quinoa, add all the filling together with the chopped hard-boiled eggs, cover with the other half of quinoa, add the creamy cheese and chopped parsley and take the oven.

Vanilla muffins with quinoa leaves

  • Butter 150 gram
  • Ground sugar 200 gram
  • 3 eggs
  • Half cup of milk
  • Leaving flour 250 gram
  • Vanilla essence
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes
  • Raisins 50 gram (or dried fruit of your choice)
  • 20 Pirotines

How to make Vanilla muffins with quinoa leaves

  1. Beat the butter with the sugar until the sugar crystals dissolve.
  2. Add the vanilla essence and then the eggs one by one.
  3. Place sandwiching the milk, the quinoa flakes, and the previously sifted flour and finally the raisins (they can be macerated with some liquor).
  4. Place the pirotines on a baking sheet, filling them only three-quarters of the mold.
  5. Bake for approximately 20 minutes at 180°C until golden.

Cakepop with quinoa


  • Quinoa popcorn 250 gram
  • Caramel 100 gram
  • Chocolate sponge cake 250 gram
  • Chocolate 350 gram
  • Colored tablets
  • Lollypop sticks

How to make Cakepop with quinoa

  1. Crumble the chocolate cake place in a bowl.
  2. Add the quinoa popcorn and the caramel, form a paste to reserve in a refrigerator for one hour.
  3. Once the dough is cold, put together balls of approximately 3 cm diameter with your hands, place in a source with the stick inserted in the center, take to the freezer for half an hour. Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie or in a microwave (2 to 3 minutes, maximum, turning every 3 seconds), immerse the cold cake pop in the chocolate taking it from the stick, shake so that the excess chocolate falls and then place them in styrofoam, place the dragees and let them dry.

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