Sweet! Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria serves up Cuban desserts
I love chocolate chip cookies and Rice Krispies treats, but it's always a letdown when I see them wrapped in Saran by the register at fast-casual spots. Why not offer desserts more in sync with the menu? That's why I appreciated the globally-inspired desserts at the Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria in CitySet, which I review this week: They reflect Cuba as much as the colorful photo of Havana plastered on the wall.
Danielle Lirette How sweet it is! Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria's tres leches cake.
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Here you'll find favorites such as flan and a tres leches cake topped with whipped cream and drenched, as the name implies, in milk, sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk.
Danielle Lirette Flan at Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria.
My favorite treat, however, was the pastelito, a turnover filled with a blend of guava and cream cheese on flaky housemade pastry.
And if these sound too sweet, you can always order a café con leche, which is sugary enough to count as dessert.