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Mini Shells

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La Concha is a sweet bread originating in Mexico. It consists of a sponge cake with a layer of butter or butter with sugar, which is cooked with bread and gives it a very sweet crunchy cover. Normally the cover is grated in squares and it is flavored with chocolate or vanilla. They are usually accompanied by chocolate drinks such as Champurrado or an atole.
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25 portions
  • 500 grams flour
  • 300 grams powdered sugar
  • 300 grams butter, ointment
  • 10 grams yeast powder
  • 6 eggs
  • 7 grams salt
  • liquid vanilla, to taste
  • 300 grams flour, for the crust of the shell
  • 300 grams vegetable shortening, for the crust of the shell
  • 300 grams powdered sugar, for the crust of the shell
  • vegetal color additives, to taste, for the crust of the shell


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Sift the flour on a table and make a bowl in the center. In the center of the flour add salt, yeast and stir well until well incorporated. Add the butter and knead until well integrated, add eggs one by one until a homogeneous mixture. Incorporate the sugar. When you have a uniform, smooth and smooth dough, let it rest for 30-40 minutes in a warm place. Form balls of the desired size and roll, let stand on the tray and put the sweet cap. Bake at 180 ° C between 20-40 min or until the bread is a golden color.
Procedure for the conch candy The shortening at room temperature add the icing sugar and the flour to form a homogenous and manageable mass. If the dough will be chocolate add cocoa powder to incorporate perfectly. If it will be vanilla add a dash of vanilla and a bit of desired coloring. Form balls and flatten with your hands as if it were an omelette put on top of the bread and mark with a mark shells. Put in the shell before resting so that when the mass inflates the mark opens.
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Serves to taste, preferably with a hot chocolate.


When the shells rest on the tray it is recommended to rest for 30 to 40 minutes in a warm place so that they double in size and then bake and the bread has a better consistency and flavor.

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Diana Vazquez
19/07/2017 22:04:35
Pésima receta no sale esta fatal
Angie Marquez
10/06/2015 10:51:38
Mini Conchas bonitos recuerdos

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