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The most delectable treat of the summer: Paletas! This delicious dessert finds its origins in Mexico and has spread through the world.
It consists on a frozen snack made out of fruits and other healthy ingredients. It can be combined with milk creating a creamy variation of the original recipes. Note: Fruits most be FRESH. It will guarantee all its healthy and delicious properties.
Paletas come with a flavorful creamy texture. Wheatear they are cream or vegan paletas, their textures are always a wonder for your palate.
Some of the ingredients used in the Paleta-making process are: water, chili and agave honey. Its creamy version contains heavy cream and milk.
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Discovering amazing treats from around the globe can be one of the most amusing hobbies for your free time. Ice cream’s variants can be found all around the globe and today you’ll discover Mexico’s famous treat: Paletas.
Oral legends trace Paletas back to China and other ancient civilizations. People from ancient cultures would travel to frozen destinations to harvest ice for its emperors and governors. Then, they would combine this ice with rare and local fruits, creating the first versions of icecream.
At least, this is the legend known in Mexico, were the emperor’s chefs created Paletas from Popocatépetl Volcano’s ice. Therefore, for Mexicans, recipes are said to have been passed down from generation to generation.
Apart from the legend, Paletas can be traced to early 1800s, when ice was accessible to all citizens. Then, it wasn’t until 1940s when Tocumbo’s town became the core of Paletas in Mexico. There, an ice cream shop called La Michoacana added Paletas to its offerings. Then, a number of local families, filled with passion for desserts, started to create this frozen treats.
These Paleta-makers then traveled through the country and created facilities called “Paleterias”. What followed is just history! Paletas made their way across the world.
Paletero is a Latin term for a Paleta-maker. Nowadays, the paletero offers an incredibly amount of Fruit or cream Paletas inside Paleterias or it’s the paleta cart. Paleteros can also offer their delectable treats inside bright, colorful carts across the streets.
Here at Pepito’s Paletas, we offer an incredibly amount of custom flavors with recipes passed down generation to generation. Best part of all: you’ll receive your paletas directly at home! We take our paletas wherever you need! And we cater or deliver them according to your needs.
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Fresh-hand-picked fruits give Paletas its characteristic, delicious taste. To ensure this delightful treat reaches the aimed experience, high-quality ingredients make the difference. Combined with water and some specialty Mexican spices, Paletas are loved by everyone!
Here at Pepito’s Paletas, we make a great effort using high-quality fruits, combined with tasteful spices brought directly from Mexico. Then, we peel and prepare our fruits and combine them with Mexican spices. These ingredients are blended for a determined amount of time and later frozen.
At Pepito’s, we believed in our ancient recipes and procedures, therefore, all our Paletas are “made today to enjoy today”. The process described above happens the day before the delivery, so that we guarantee the highest quality to our desserts.
Best part: Our Paletas are served inside our Signature Box called Pepito’s Paletas Box.
This amazing recipient will keep your paletas frozen for 7-9 hours. You’d enjoy this treat wheatear at home or at the outdoors with your family!
First of all, they are the best take-away dessert. Inside the Pepito’s Signature Box, you can take them away and enjoy them outdoors. You can travel to a park or share it with your colleagues at the office and offer the best snack-meeting ever!
Second, Paleta’s flavor is incomparable. You’ll taste a delightful fresh sensation while you enjoy this treat, and also taste the creamy textures that its milked version offers.
Third, it's 100% healthy! Forget about extra calories and enjoy eating the perfect dose of fruits your every-day life needs. You can choose the Vegan recipes of our menu and delight yourself with fresh pureed fruits, nuts, herbs and spices.
Fourth, there are Paletas for everyone! If you love the creamy options, we can create Paletas out of your favorite flavors, from Abuelita’s Mexican Hot Chocolate to Piña Colada Paleta, we’ll find the best flavor choice for your palate!