Sweet Dominican

 

 

- Advertisement -

Carolina Libran’s shop Carolina’s Desserts (1562 Central  Ave, Yonkers, 914-779-4000) offers something a little different from the typical Westchester County bakery: gourmet Latin desserts, a nod to Libran’s Dominican ancestry. There’s creamy flan (coconut, vanilla, or seasonal pumpkin); Dominican cake (vanilla crumb cake topped with meringue and filled with, among other choices, guava, pineapple, or passion fruit preserves); Caribbean rum-raisin bread pudding; tres leches (three milk) cake with homemade prune preserves; and dulce de leche cortada (a Dominican caramel-flavored dessert made from cooked down milk). Libran, a Yonkers resident, has solid pastry-baking chops too: she worked as a pastry chef Osteria del Circo in Manhattan and before that Windows on the World.

 

New York style cheesecake with a tropical touch—a guava fruit topping.

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

Holiday flash sale ... subscribe and save 50%

Limited time offer. New subscribers only.