Alfajores

by

Fresco

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)

Serves

16

Total Time

1hrs 32mins

Calories

117

Popular Latin American shortbread sandwich cookies, filled with Dulce de Leche caramel.

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    Ingredients

  • Cornstarch icon
    Cornstarch130 g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour70 g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder5 g
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda2 g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter100 g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar65 g
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk2
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract5 g
  • Brandy icon
    Brandy1 tablespoon
  • Dulce de leche icon
    Dulce de lecheas needed
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugaras needed
    Method

  • 1. Add cornstarch, all purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda to a clean medium bowl
  • 2. Whisk together until combined
  • 3. Add unsalted butter and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 4. Cream together until light and fluffy
  • 5. Add egg yolk, vanilla extract and brandy to the dough
  • 6. Mix briefly
  • 7. Add dry ingredients to dough gradually while mixing
  • 8. Wrap with plastic wrap
  • 9. Chill in fridge - 1 hr
  • 10. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 11. Line 2 clean baking sheets with parchment paper
  • 12. Roll out dough
  • 13. Cut into rounds
  • 14. Transfer dough to 2 baking sheets
  • 15. Bake until browned at edges - 12 min, 175°C
  • 16. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 17. Spread with dulce de leche
  • 18. Dust with powdered sugar

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