Original article published at TasteAtlas.
Oblea is a thin Colombian wafer characterized by its round shape and a slightly brown color. It is customarily spread with arequipe caramel and other toppings such as fruit jams, grated cheese, or chocolate sprinkles.
Oblea is also popular in Venezuela, El Salvador, and Mexico. Depending on regional preferences, the wafer can be served sandwiched with fillings such as condensed milk or Chantilly cream. It is easily found on the streets of those countries, at street stands filled with stacks of wafers and numerous jars with various toppings.