Cabellos de ángel refers to a Mexican sweet made from the filamentous pulp of the Chilacayote squash Chilacayote squash (Cucurbita ficifolia) is an annual vine plant grown for its edible seeds and fruits. The most important use of Cucurbita ficifolia is for its fat- and protein-rich seeds. They are used along with honey to make Palanquetas, a dessert. The second most important use is for its fruit. The white flesh of this very robust pumpkin is used for making jams and other sweets

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