One of the great characteristics of Harina P.A.N. it is its versatility: it turns out to be ideal for preparing breakfasts, snacks, lunches or dinners; salty or sweet; in short, an ingredient that adapts to all tastes. Have you tried including desserts made with P.A.N. on your menu? Surprise your guests! This time we share some delicious dessert recipes from the hand of Marcela Gil, corporate chef of P.A.N., (@marcelagil) so that you can be inspired when preparing the menu for your restaurant. Take note!

Ponque Cebra

This recipe, in addition to being delicious, will add a colorful and fun touch to your menu. The preparation time is 15 minutes plus 50 minutes of cooking in the oven. You get between 6 and 8 servings. Best of all, it’s easy to do!


  •   2 cups precooked white cornmeal P.A.N.
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • 150 g unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup of white sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Then, grease and flour a mold.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat the butter until it is creamy. Add the two types of sugar, then mix.
  3. Add the eggs one by one. Add the milk, the precooked white cornmeal P.A.N., the xanthan gum, the baking soda and the baking powder, mix until a homogeneous consistency is achieved.
  4. Separate the mixture in half. Combine one of the halves with the cocoa.
  5. Fill the mold by inserting a little of each mixture one on top of the other.
  6. Bake for 50 minutes.
  7. Wait to cool to unmold.

Chocolate chip cookies

Making these delicious cookies is very simple and only takes 30 minutes (15 to prepare, plus 15 to cook in the oven). At the end you will get between 18 and 20 servings to delight your customers.


  •   1 ½ cups dark chocolate discs or chocolate chips
  • 1 cup precooked white cornmeal P.A.N.
  • 1 cup of brown rice flour
  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 150 g of butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • salt to taste


  1. In a bowl, stir together the precooked P.A.N. white cornmeal, brown rice flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Reserve the resulting mass.
  2. In another container, beat the butter until pale with an electric mixer, add the icing sugar and brown sugar, then mix. Add the vanilla extract and the egg. Combine everything.
  3. Incorporate the dough, interspersing with the discs or chocolate chips.
  4. Preheat the oven to 170ºC and prepare two trays with waxed paper.
  5. Separate the dough into small circles of the same size and distribute them on the trays, leaving 2 cm of separation between each one.
  6. Bake 12-15 or until edges are slightly golden.
  7. Proceed to remove the trays from the oven to let the cookies cool on a rack.

Strawberry muffins

Fluffy and delicious, that’s how your strawberry muffins will be after 20 minutes of preparation plus another 30 to bake. The end result is between 6 and 8 servings. Also, the recipe is easy to follow.


  •   4 eggs
  • 2 cups of strawberry jam
  • 1 cup precooked yellow cornmeal P.A.N.
  • 1 cup of ground almonds
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °.
  2. Grease a muffin tin with butter and sprinkle P.A.N.
  3. With the help of an electric mixer, beat the butter together with the brown sugar.
  4. Incorporate the rest of the ingredients one by one (except for the strawberry jam) while continuing to mix. First each egg, then the lemon zest, the pre-cooked yellow cornmeal P.A.N., the baking powder, the cornstarch, the powdered almonds.
  5. When the consistency is homogeneous, add the strawberry jam and integrate with a spatula.
  6. Pour the mixture into the pan and bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Let cool before unmolding.


A dessert that your guests will love, especially those who like chocolate. It is a divine combination of flavors and textures, which are obtained after making the simple preparation that requires 25 minutes and another 30 to cook in the oven. You will get between 10 and 12 servings.


  •   1 ½ cups sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup of melted dark chocolate coating
  • ½ cup precooked white cornmeal P.A.N.
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ⅔ cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • Cocoa powder to flour the mold a pinch of salt
  • Chopped walnuts (optional).
  • Chocolate chips (optional, for garnish)


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Then grease a mold, sprinkle cocoa powder and reserve.
  2. Pour the water, salt, and precooked P.A.N. white cornmeal into a container. Mix with your hands until you get a homogeneous dough.
  3. In another container combine, with the help of a mixer, the sugar, eggs and cocoa powder.
  4. In a third bowl, place the butter at room temperature, add the baking powder, beat with the help of an electric mixer and add the dough
  5. little by little while continuing to beat. Then add the melted dark chocolate coverage, then add the egg mixture, and the cracked nuts (optional).
  6. Beat to integrate everything. Pour the mixture into the mold and spread the chocolate chips to decorate.
  7. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes. Remove and wait for the product to settle to be able to unmold it.

Pecan pie

A sweet and divine option to add to your restaurant’s menu. Making this pie takes 50 minutes to prepare and 45 to bake. As a result, you will have between 8 and 10 servings to delight your consumers.


For the mass

  • 1 cup precooked yellow cornmeal P.A.N.
  • 90 gr of cold butter cut into squares
  • ½ cup of almond flour
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of salt

For the filling

  • 2 cups chopped pecans (pecans)
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 cup of pecans in halves (decoration)
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon of salt


For the mass

  1. Combine the precooked P.A.N. yellow cornmeal, almond flour and salt, then sift through a fine sieve.
  2. Add the butter and mix with the tips of your fingers. Add the water slightly until you get a compact mass.
  3. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C.
  4. Spread the dough on a waxed or waxed paper, trying to make it 2 cm larger than the mold. Using the paper, turn the dough over and place it in the mold covering it completely, adjusting the dough on the surface with your fingers. Remove leftovers.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until edges start to brown.

For the filling

  1. Beat the eggs until slightly frothy. Add the brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, melted butter, bourbon (optional) and salt. Then add the cut pecans and stir.
  2. Spread the mixture (filling) on ​​the already baked dough. Decorate with the pecans, making circles from the center to the edges.
  3. Bake between 40 and 50 minutes at 180 ° C or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  4. Wait for it to cool to unmold.

Now that you know these 5 tasty dessert recipes with Harina P.A.N., the next step is to get down to work to include them in your menu or use them as inspiration for your own recipes. If you want to discover more great preparation ideas, we invite you to read the articles we have published on recipes and to subscribe to the YouTube channel P.A.N. Corn / P.A.N. Maize.



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