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Easy Capirotada

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The capirotada is a typical Mexican dessert, made with golden bread dipped in a delicious and aromatic honey of piloncillo, cinnamon and anise, accompanied by peanuts, raisins and aged cheese. It is completely delicious!
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6 portions
  • 1 1/4 cups Water
  • 1 piloncillo
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cup oil
  • 5 breads, cut into slices
  • 3/4 cups peanut, toasted
  • 3/4 cups raisin
  • 1 cup old cheese, fallen apart


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
In a pot over medium heat heat the water with brown sugar, cinnamon, and anise. Let it boil and cook for 10 minutes or until a thick syrup is made. Reservation.
In a deep pan, heat the oil over medium heat and fry each slice of bread until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and reserve.
Place on a refractory place slices of bread, bathe with brown sugar, add peanuts, raisins, and aged cheese, repeat the process until you have two layers.
Bake for 15 minutes. Let it cool.
Accompany with a cup of hot coffee and more honey.


On a clay plate accompanied by a cup of coffee.


The harder the bread, the less oil it absorbs.

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Ratings (8)
Marisela Lopez Perez
30/08/2020 17:36:48
Muy buena ingredientes reconocidos
Dulce Cecilia Carrillo Alquicira
29/08/2020 20:29:58
El queso añejo es el queso cotija?
Maria Elena Ortega
05/09/2019 18:32:28
Es lo mas cercano a la receta original, se ve rica
Edith A Acosta
25/12/2018 23:09:26
El piloncillo no viene en gramos, son pieza de forma conica, el queso q se usa es cotija y se frien en manteca las rebanadas de pan; buena receta
Ma Guadalupe Catiel Torres
23/03/2018 11:05:57
Serías tan amable de poner en gramos la cantidad de piloncillo. Gracias de antemano
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