A pumpkin-cinnamon dessert sweetened with flovoured sugar syrup. These Peruvian doughnuts are a typical peruvian treat and are as good as American doughnuts but are much easier to make. The principle ingredients are squash and sweet potato or pumpkin. It is served in a doughnut form and served with a syrup made from chancaca. Picarones are addictively good and not just because they are fried dough. They have an intriguing savory sweet flavor.