While every nation in South America has a distinct culinary tradition, shaped by local crops and waves of immigration, there is one element that unites them all: a serious sweet tooth. Here are 18 South American desserts you should know.
This is torta mil hojas. It is also called "Thousand Layer Cake". It is a very popular Chilean dessert. This is a layer cake put together with a caramel filling. Sometimes the outside is covered with chopped walnuts.