Country of Origin: Mexico
Ingredients: Goat milk, sugar, corn syrup, salt and sodium bicarbonate
Allergy Info: Contains goat milk
Cajetas are a type of traditional Mexican confection that consists of thickened syrup that is made from caramelized goat milk. Cajetas are made by simmering goat’s milk until it becomes very thick. While this type of confection is known as Cajeta in Mexico, you may also know it as Dulce de Leche. Paleton de Cajeta by Cajeta lollipops made by Coronado, the most well known Cajeta producer in Mexico. The Lollipop consists of two layers of Cajetas with different textures. The outside layer is hard while the inner layer is slightly chewy. Paleton de Cajeta are sweet to the taste, but not too sweet, and have a distinct milky taste. Fun fact: Cajetas were an important element of the Mexican War of Independence, as cajetas can be easily stored and transported, and can last several months without decomposing.
Post card: Paleton de Cajetas are a traditional lollipop made from caramelized goat's milk (Cajeta). Cajetas have history dating back to 1810, when they were used to supply troops in the Mexican War of Independence
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