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Vegan Homemade Chamoy

If you like chamoy or sour/spicy-ish mexican candy, this chamoy is going to blow you mind! It is so easy to make, you need very few ingredients, and tastes amazing! After trying this recipe, I swear you will never want to go back to the store-bought version again.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Keyword: chamoy candy recipe, chamoy from scratch, easy chamoy recipe, homemade chamoy, homemade chamoy paste, how to make chamoy, mexican candy, vegan chamoy
Servings: 950 ml
Author: Annie


  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup dried hibiscus flower rinsed
  • 3 cups of water
  • ½ cup of sugar or the sweetener of your choice
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp chili powder I used Tajin powder
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt


  • In a small saucepan add the apricots, cranberries, hibiscus and water.
  • Bring to medium heat and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a blender. Add the sugar, chili powder, lime juice, and salt. Blend again until you get a smooth paste.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.