These festive and colorful Buñuelo Berry Muffin Cups are the perfect dessert recipe for  entertaining friends and family! I love individually-portioned desserts and I wanted to highlight strawberries as well as blueberries and blackberries to make a festive Mother’s Day, Fourth of July or Christmas dessert – the possibilities are endless!

Buñuelo Berry Muffin Cups

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Calories: 313kcal
Author: Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack
Mexican fritter muffin cups filled with homemade Chantilly cream and topped with delicious roasted berries.

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Buñuelo Cups

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 large flour tortillas


  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

Roasted Berries

  • 1 lb strawberries cut in half lengthwise
  • 6 oz blueberries
  • 6 oz blackberries
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • Vanilla bean split and seeds removed

Chantilly Cream

  • 1 cup whipping heavy cream
  • ½ Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp fine granulated sugar


To make Buñuelo Cups:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cut tortillas into 8 4-inch rounds.
  • Brush rounds with olive oil.
  • Dust with sugar and cinnamon mixture.
  • Place rounds in muffin cups.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Remove buñuelo cups to cool.

To make Roasted Berries:

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Place strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries in a baking dish and toss with sugar and vanilla bean and seeds.
  • Roast for 20 minutes. Cool to room temperature before serving.

To make Chantilly Cream:

  • Place cream, vanilla, and sugar in a bowl of an electric mixer and beat until soft peaks begin to form. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

To assemble:

  • Plate a buñuelo cup, fill with Chantilly cream, add roasted berries over the Chantilly cream, and garnish with a mint leaf and lemon zest.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 246mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g
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