Buñuelo Berry Muffin Cups

These festive and colorful Buñuelo Berry Muffin Cups are the perfect dessert recipe for entertaining friends and family! Recipe by Yvette Marquez.

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

5 Comments on “Buñuelo Berry Muffin Cups

May 3, 2016 at 9:42 pm

This looks yummy!

Vickie Leitch
May 4, 2016 at 12:21 am

4 stars
I would love to win the stand mixer and your contest!!!
I Love fresh strawberries!
Especially chocolate dipped?

May 4, 2016 at 2:05 am

5 stars
Yeah..your recipe looks yummy as does your beverage for voting..good luck! I voted for you!

Kimberly Wood
May 6, 2016 at 6:50 am

I would like to enter but don’t use Twitter. I would like to vote for the strawberry and bacon pancakes and my second choice would be the naked strawberries and cream cake.

Linda Bradshaw
August 27, 2016 at 8:15 am

I have to try these!! Pinned on pinterest to make soon!


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