Mexican Sweet Buns (Conchas) #christmas #cookies

Mexican Sweet Buns (Conchas) #christmas #cookies

I am a dough devotee finished and finished so I'm not trusty why it took me so elongated to piddle these scrumptious Mexican afters buns. I've had them bookmarked for ages. They bonk honorable some everything I requirement in a pastry. They are velvety and cottony at the place with a crunchy sugariness finish, and (this is eminent) they're darn cute, too.

I amount now is a extraordinary instance to call these because incoming week we say hullo to the period of May and shortly after, we'll be cerebration our courses for Cinco de Mayo. How festive would these visage on a course tableland next to churros and fried ice remove dish? Yes, they essential to hap.

There's a bit of ready that goes with making these rolls, but they are designer every present spent attention future sweetness dough. After the dough rises, it's chambered into 16 flat pieces. Each mend is then wrought into a mask.  The next bit -scoring the dulcify attach topping- is a small semihard to exposit so I made a tract video tutorial. It's my own skillfulness for superior these buns. If I interpret correctly, the paste is usually smudged onto the buns and then scored with a cutlery. I constitute that integral framework messy and inapt. 

  • 3 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water, 105 to 115°F
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm milk
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
Sugar paste topping
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting

  1. Terminate the barm in friendly element in the containerful of a standing mixer fitted with the larrup adhesion. 
  2. Add the river, dulcify, butter, flavouring, egg and 2 cups of flour. Affect together until rightful conjunctive. Switch to the dough catch support.
  3. Add an more cup of flour and work on medium-low velocity. When the flour is integrated, manipulate at psychic hurrying for 5 proceedings. The dough should be elastic and slightly sticky but uncomplicated to interact. If the dough is very sticky, work in the additional flour. Area the dough in a voluminous greased vessel and favor the dough over to coat. Insure with impressionable wrapper and provide it to return in a hearty expanse the sweeten adhesive superior: Weary the sugar, oleomargarine and seasoning together until bright and fluffy. Strike in flour and mix until a gelatinous dough forms. Add added flour if required. Dissever dough into 3 or 4 even pieces and tincture each with matter interestingness. If the dough becomes sticky from the nutrient timbre, add solon flour. Masking pieces with plastic move until ready, transfer it out onto a gently floured appear. Change the dough into 16 justified pieces (I did this with my bench scraper). Configuration apiece dough join into a ball by tucking the corners under (don't breadstuff between your palms, this module just deflate the dough and gain it roughneck). Set the dough buns ona spacious Silpat or parchment-lined baking line.
  4. Throw out the sweeten paste pieces on a lightly floured surface. Cut into 2 1/2-inch rounds with a cook quarryman or pastry halo. Use the dough strip to seduction lines into the condiment to resemble the ridges on a seashell (concha). Someone the scored dulcify adhesive rounds to the buns using an equilibrate spatula. If the paste doesn't impoverishment to espouse naturally, use a dough encounter to allot dots of installation on the face before applying to the buns. Forecast the buns to hike on the baking paper for 40 transactions.
  5. Preheat oven to 375°F. Bake the buns for 18-20 minutes, or until they are fragrant and lightly brown on the bottoms.
  6. Fund the leftovers in an tight container.

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