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Sweet Relief: Austin Monthly’s dessert picks Thursday, July 5, 2012

nube-decoco

Austin Monthly

by Terry N. Martinez

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Taste the essence of summer with seven inventive desserts that are almost too gorgeous to eat (almost).

During the construction of Takoba, Owner Jose de Loera and former Chef Tracy Young regularly ate coconut paletas (Mexican popsicles) from street vendors. And so the Nube de Coco, which means “coconut cloud” was born. The light, fluffy mix of coconut milk, shredded coconut and vanilla is frozen and turned out onto a plate, capped with whipped cream and served with pineapple. It’s simply heavenly.

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