Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Pan Dulce to Jello Art: Tulcingo Bakery, Corona, Queens

A couple weeks back the living room ceiling collapsed and everyday life went down the drain while we transfer to new and safer housing. I'll admit, it's grim and I'm grumpy. Even suffered as the built-up stockpile of candy had to be dumped. Things will get better, and quickly, but for now a special sweet can really improve the quality of each day--add a little sugar-spun cheer to the situation. 

In the heart of Corona, Queens--at the 103rd Street 7 train stop--Tulcingo Bakery, a Mexican Panaderia, presents the perfect venue to indulge in some sugar cheer. I go straight for the Pan Dulce. There are so many varieties and they are so fresh from the oven. With a cup of hot tea it's bliss for less than $3.

The rest of the bakery is a visual feast--technicolor cakes with elaborate frosting, molded jello that looks like a stained glass masterpiece, fruit suspended as if by magic within transparent jello--it all forms a glorious blend of the dessert styles in a rainbow of color.

I might have to pay another visit this evening....

1 comment:

  1. Welcome back from a true disaster. This is my kind of place. I love the look of the jello concoctions. I wonder if they have any sugarless treats!!! Dear Obsessive: please find out.