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Vanilla shells

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One of the typical Mexican breads are the shells in this recipe are vanilla that taste delicious !!!


5 portions
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cups margarine
  • 4 tablespoons yeast
  • 1/2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cups wheat flour, for the layer
  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar, for the layer
  • 1/2 cups vegetable shortening, for the layer
  • 1 egg white, for the layer
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, for the layer


Heat the water without it boiling. Make a "volcano" with the flour and half the sugar.
Stir the yeast with ¼ cup of hot water.
Add the flour, half of margarine and 2 eggs until you have a homogeneous mixture.
Knead the mixture, then let it rest by covering it with a damp cloth for about 1 hour.
On the other hand mix the sugar, flour, eggs, margarine and milk.
After having a homogeneous mass, mix the two masses.
Put the dough in the container and cover it with a damp cloth.
Let the dough rest for 3 hours or until it has doubled in size.
Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
In a bowl place the sugar, butter and flour and stir well.
Place the teaspoon of vanilla.
When the dough has doubled in size, knead and separate into balls of about 30 grams and give them a circular shape.
Grease the trays, place the balls separating them with 5 cm.
Coat the balls with the egg white. Put a layer of vanilla paste on top, with the help of a knife, divide the mixture into squares.
Rest the shells for approximately 1 hour to double the size.
Bake the shells for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes, wait for them to cool down and enjoy them.

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Ratings (9)
Daniela Burrola Nuñez
14/06/2020 03:49:36
Precalienta el horno para después dejar reposar la masa una hora, si me confundió las instrucciones.
Elizabeth Duk
11/02/2020 14:08:43
leí las instrucciones y me confundi, creo que hay que leer varias veces.
Lei Sessions
09/09/2019 10:19:31
Mal explicado y no salen esponjosas.
Aurora Bello
20/08/2016 20:28:02
A través de iOS Un poco confusas las instrucciones. En qué momento se agrega la levadura? El primer volcán incluye la mitad de la harina? Ayuda!!
Angie Marquez
10/06/2015 10:55:58
Conchas de Vainilla yo quiero
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