Paletas are those fruity, icy, sweet traditional treats from Mexico that are taking the U.S. by storm. Made with real fruit and natural ingredients, Paletas are a welcome change from all the sugary, fat-laden snacks that we are accustomed to.
Paletas come in a multitude of different flavors. All Paleterias, or paleta shops, employ various combinations of fruits, herbs, spices, nuts and creams to make their beloved treats.
There are basically two types of paletas. Paletas de aqua are made with real fruit, water, some type of sweetener and other ingredients. Paletas de leche are made with heavy cream or milk, fruit and other ingredients. What’s so enticing about paletas is that you can add anything to enhance the flavor!
When opening a paleteria, you really must invest in type 304 food grade stainless steel paleta molds for commercial use. Our paleta molds are designed to help you make the most paletas in the quickest amount of time.
How to Make Paletas Fast and Efficiently with a Paleta Mold
- All of our paleta molds are type 304 food grade stainless steel and come in your choice of mold style. Below is one of our custom built 4 by 10 paleta molds with the stick aligner and holder beside it to the left:
- After gathering your ingredients together, pour the mixture into the paleta mold. Our world famous orange mango paletas are carefully prepared with tender love and care and poured directly into our paleta mold:
- Place the wooden sticks into the paleta stick aligner. We use Birchwood Perfect Stix, but any FDA approved food grade wooden sticks will do.
- Easy click attachment between the paleta mold stick aligner and the paleta mold. Just make sure all sticks are lined up with the respective mold. No double sticking!
- One hour in the freezer chest
to let Jack Frost work his magic and – presto! – out come the greatest tasting, most wholesome treats on the planet!
- Add this batch to our inventory in the freezer, rinse and repeat the process. Starting a paleta business is not very difficult and you can make some serious money selling paletas. View our inventory and check prices on all of our Stainless Steel Popsicle Molds.