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Recipe of Cornstarch alfajores
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Cornstarch alfajores

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Rich tasting dessert alfajores made with cornstarch for special occasions. The alfajores are a typical Argentine dessert made like a sweet sandwich with a caramel like filling. You can serve them as dessert or even as a gift.
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Ingredients

40 portions
  • 200 grams wheat flour
  • 300 grams cornstarch, cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 200 grams butter
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 500 grams dulce de leche (caramel), or cajeta
  • 1 cup cognac

Preparation

Sift flour, cornstarch, baking soda and baking powder.
In a bowl beat the butter with the sugar, add the yolks one by one mixing well after each one, then the cognac; and little by little the sieved dry ingredients. Add the vanilla essence or the lemon zest and mix well.
Form a dough without kneading and stretching ½ cm. of thickness. Cut medallions of 4 cm. diameter.
Place on a plate without greasing and cook in medium temp oven during 15 minutes; let cool.
Form the alfajores by joining two cookies with caramel in the middle and passing their edges through grated coconut.

PRESENTATION

Serve them in a white dish to highlight their color and garnish with mint leaves.

TIPS

Follow the steps to the letter and you will get very good results.

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Ratings (6)
Yasmin Rodriguez
17/06/2020 22:00:21
Horno a cuanto 180 grados o 200 grados
Solange Aylen
29/10/2019 11:48:23
Genial!
Magnolia Bahamonde Torres
07/03/2017 14:33:42
La receta es sencilla y fácil de hacer..hice para un grupo grande y les encantó
Anonymous
23/07/2016 20:12:50
Falta Info. Gracias por la receta, los haré pero .... como decía, no hablas de horno, temperatura/tiempo. El tiempo lo se .. es relativo unas mas gordas otras mas finitas de grosor poro la temperatura no la veo.
Astrhid Gabriela Espinoza Paz de la Vega
15/02/2016 18:25:21
A través de Android Y si no le agrego el coñac que pasa necesito que me respondas urgente porque la voy hacer pero a mi no me gusta el coñac
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