Sopaipillas with and without chancaca sauce
TypeDessert topping
Place of originBolivia, Chile, and Peru
Main ingredientsSugar, honey; usually zest of orange

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

Chancaca is also a synonym for panela, 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.