Conchas

Conchas Recipe

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About Conchas Recipe:

This Mexican sweet bread is a great example of Mexico’s love for bread. The bread gets its name from conch shell as the top of the bread sees white topping that represent the seashell. A staple part of Mexican food culture, this bread is mostly sold sweet. This perfect snack sees it’s roots in time when the Spanish first colonized Mexico. During colonization, the Spanish just didn’t bring their art, culture and language but also their food habits. It was then when wheat was first introduced. Rolled in a crumble cookie dough, today Conchas can be seen in many flavours from cinnamon to vanilla to more. This delicious sweet treat is seen being sold by most bakeries in Mexico City. Mexican pan dulce is a simple mix of corn flour and wheat flour and interesting in place of butter lard is used. Today conchas can be found all across Central, South, and North America.

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Ingredients for Conchas Recipe

  • As required For Dough
  • 2.50 teaspoon Yeast
  • 1/2 cup Warm Water
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 0.33 cup white sugar
  • 1.50 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.33 cup Butter
  • 1 egg
  • 5 cup All purpose flour
  • 2.50 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • As required For Toppings
  • 0.67 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder if using
Nutrition
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Conchas Recipe

Cooking directions

STEP 01

In a bowl add yeast, warm water and sugar and let it activate for 5 to 7 minutes

STEP 02

Once activated, add the vegetable oil, melted butter, sugar, milk, salt, vanilla, ground cinnamon and eggs.

STEP 03

Then add the flour all together and mix it well for around 5 minutes or until it turns smooth.

STEP 04

In a large bowl rub some oil and place the dough in the center and cover it. Let the dough rise for about 1 hour

STEP 05

In a separate bowl add butter, sugar, flour and vanilla extract and give it a good mix for a minute.

STEP 06

Once the dough has rise divide it into 10-12 balls in round shape.

STEP 07

Put some toppings on it and and drape it on top of the concas dough. Give some groove shape with help of knife.

STEP 02

Mix evaporated milk,white sugar,salt,butter, egg and 2 cup flour

STEP 03

Add the cinnamon and make a dough, knead it for 7 minutes, cover it with oil, cover and keep aside.

STEP 04

For the filling in a bowl beat powdered sugar and butter until fluffy then stir in flour, vanilla, cocoa and mix.

STEP 05

Shape the dough into balls, Roll with a rolling pin and coat with chocolate mixture

STEP 06

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees f, bake for 20 minutes and serve.

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