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¡Viva Desserts!

Traditional and Reinvented Sweets from a Mexican-American Kitchen

With Nicole Presley

From Atole de Canela and Buñuelos de Viento to Oreo Horchata Cheesecake and Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Pie, ¡Viva Desserts! is a scrumptious collection of traditional Mexican desserts and American desserts Mexicanized. With dessert items like conchas, churros, empanadas, and flan, all your favorite traditional Mexican treats are here. Then add in classic American cakes and pies with a Mexican twist and other Mexican treats with an American twist, and all your cravings will be covered!

Nicole Presley, recipe developer and Mexican postres baker, delves into the craft of baking and offers tips and tricks with every recipe, giving dessert lovers everywhere the tools they need to play in their own kitchens. With full-color photography for every dessert and baking secrets that Nicole has learned through her own kitchen evolution, from kitchens in Los Angeles and Mexico, you’ll be able to bring the joy of Mexican and Mexican-American desserts into your own home. A beautiful and tasty celebration of culture!

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A simple pleasure to simply browse through one inspiring page at a time, "Viva Desserts!: Traditional and Reinvented Sweets from a Mexican-American Kitchen" will prove a welcome and enduringly appreciated addition to personal, professional, and community library cookbook collections. It should be noted that " "Viva Desserts!: Traditional and Reinvented Sweets from a Mexican-American Kitchen" is also readily available in a digital book format (Kindle, $9.99).
Editorial Note: Nicole Presley ( is a culinary enthusiast and recipe developer passionate about culture and food. Her childhood and life experiences drove her to create Presley's Pantry, a platform from her East LA kitchen that celebrates family, food, and original recipes.
— The Cookbook Shelf Midwest Book Review
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October 11, 2022