Central Chilean sopaipillas with and without chancaca sauce
Type Dessert topping
Place of origin Bolivia, Chile, and Peru
Main ingredients Sugar, honey; usually zest of orange
Cookbook: Chancaca  Media: Chancaca

Chancaca is a typical Peruvian, Bolivian, and Chilean sweet sauce made of raw unrefined sugar from sugar cane. It is often flavored with orange peel and is consumed on sopaipillas or picarones.

Chancaca is also a synonym for piloncillo, the unrefined sugar used to make chancaca syrup.[1]

In Colombia, chancacas are a traditional coconut candy.

See also


  1. "Chancaca". Retrieved 27 March 2013.

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