Queque Seco Topped with Chocolate and Pistachios by Jesse Bluma



Queque Seco Topped with Chocolate and Pistachios





Enjoy these sophisticated pound cakes dotted on the inside with rum soaked raisins, topped with bittersweet chocolate, and sprinkled with crushed pistachios. These tender cakes have a verb and will conquer your desire for something salty and sweet. Enjoy at your next dinner, event, or party.
Artisanal goods by Jesse Bluma at PointeViven
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from California, Central, and South America.

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Mango Queque Seco by Jesse Bluma



Mango Queque Seco





These are light textured pound cakes with a zest of orange and rum soaked mango.  Mangoes originated in South Asia and eventually made their way to Brazil in the 1700s and the United States in the 1800s.  The fruit is rich in nutrients such as vitamins A and C, providing a delicate and pleasant sweet and sour flavor.  There is definitely a verb to this recipe.  Enjoy these cakes at your next event, picnic, or celebration.


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Powdered Queque Seco by Jesse Bluma



Powdered Queque Seco





There is a verb to these pound cakes.  This is a light textured recipe, with a zest of orange, and dusted with sugar for an elegant look.   A twist on a cake I first discovered while traveling in Central America.  Order several for your next event, breakfast, or celebration.


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Psychedelic Queque Seco by Jesse Bluma



Psychedelic Queque Seco





Party time is here.  No matter the season these craveable pound cakes are perfect for birthdays, fun events, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve.  Each cake is decorated with mini psychedelic candy and do not contain alcohol.  The colorful candies are easy to chew and will match your party theme with balloons, snow, or bubbly. 







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Queque Seco Topped with Chocolate and Coconut by Jesse Bluma



Queque Seco Topped with Chocolate and Coconut





A rum pound cake you will enjoy for next breakfast event, party, or midnight snacking.  My version has a light texture and pairs well with milk, coffee, or nutritional smoothie.  These cakes are dotted with rum soaked raisins on the inside and topped with quality chocolate.  Each cake is then sprinkled with fine organic toasted coconut, adding a slightly nutty flavor and crunch. 


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Queque Seco Topped with Chocolate and Pecans Jesse Bluma



Queque Seco Topped with Chocolate and Pecans





Meet these craveable pound cakes - dotted with rum soaked raisins on the inside and topped with bittersweet chocolate and toasted pecans.  These cakes are made with quality ingredients, have a buttery texture, and are sure to please as a gift, brunch treat, or addition to any dessert bar.


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Gummibär Queque Seco by Jesse Bluma



Gummibär Queque Seco





Winter is here and the bears have come out to play in the snow.  December or July, these are craveable pound cakes.  Each cake comes with Gummy Bears on the side and are dusted with powered sugar for your enjoyment.  Order several for your next winter event, holiday breakfast, or Christmas in July. 







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Negroni Infused Queque Seco with Golden Raisins by Jesse Bluma



Negroni Infused Queque Seco with Golden Raisins





Meet the craveable Negroni infused pound cakes - with golden raisins soaked in brandy, rosé, and a dash of orange.  These cakes have a buttery texture and are sure to please as a gift, brunch treat, or addition to any dessert bar.  A delicious Italian twist on the traditional South American cake.  


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Negroni Infused Queque Seco with Raisins by Jesse Bluma



Negroni Infused Queque Seco with Raisins 





Black raisins soaked in Negroni and a buttery texture...a terrific way to enjoy the mixology of brandy, rosé, and a dash of orange.  These cakes are sure to please as a gift, after dinner treat, or party favorite.  A delicious Italian twist on the traditional South American cake.  


Artisanal treats by Jesse Bluma at PointeViven
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Negroni Infused Queque Seco by Jesse Bluma



Negroni Infused Queque Seco





A delicious Italian twist on the traditional South American cake.  These light textured pound cakes are infused with quality apple brandy, bitters, and orange.  Perfect for breakfast in bed, brunch, or weekend parties.  Serve with toasted pecans and raisins, milk, or coffee.








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Negroni Infused Queque Seco with Chocolate Chips by Jesse Bluma



Negroni Infused Queque Seco with Chocolate Chips





Doubly pleasurable cakes inspired by the Italian cocktail.  A mix of apple brandy, bitters, orange, and quality chocolate.  These light textured, aromatic cakes are dotted with chocolate chips on the inside, coated on top with chocolate, and  sprinkled with chocolate chips to push it over the top.  You will enjoy sharing these cakes with family, friends, and party guests.   


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Queque Seco Topped with Choco Starlights by Jesse Bluma



Queque Seco Topped with Choco Starlights





That prefect after dinner cake.  Made with quality ingredients and rum, topped with melted chocolate, and crushed chocolate-mint candies.  A light textured cake you will enjoy sharing with family, friends, and party guests. 







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Queque Seco Topped with Chia Seeds by Jesse Bluma



Queque Seco Topped with Chia Seeds





A rum pound cake you will enjoy for breakfast, brunch, or midnight snacking.  My version is light textured and pairs well with a side of toasted pecans and raisins, milk, or coffee.  The chia seeds, from the desert plant Salvia hispanica originating in South America, adds a slightly nutty flavor with a slight crunch.  Chia is also rich in fiber and antioxidants (mini-nutrients that block destructive chemical reactions).  


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They just pushed in like cattle...it was ungodly! The Cabbage Patch Craze by Jesse Bluma



They just pushed in like cattle...it was ungodly!  





Nothing says the spirit of Christmas like pushing over your fellow (wo)man for a Cabbage Patch Kid.   

"I’ve been waiting since 7:00 out there...and I-I-I...They just pushed in like cattle...it was ungodly!"   

The customer in the news video gives us all a chuckle, while giving us a reminder to remain in the spirit of Christmas.  




The original Cabbage Patch Kids were considered works of art, as each was individually stitched.  The production of the toy has changed hands with various companies over the years from Coleco to Hasbro, Mattel to Toys "R" Us, and Jakks Pacific Toy Company.  Artist Xavier Roberts conceived the idea for "Little People", later "Cabbage Patch Kids".

He went on to produce The Furskin Bears.  Cabbage Patch kids were an expensive and rare item.  My sister and I received one each when my family entered a raffle at a local business.  A radio station broadcast the names of raffle winners at every break.  Something around eight Cabbage Patch kids were raffled off.  I believe my sister got the first one and I got the last in the raffle.

A better way to enjoy the season and avoid the stress of the shopping rush is to shop online or have your party catered.  Enhance your Christmas with artisanal goods by Jesse Bluma at Pointe Viven.  My sweets and treats are made with respect for quality, local, fresh, and organic ingredients.  I look forward to working with you as a client on the designs and specifics.








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