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    Cornstarch Alfajores With Dulce De Leche (Argentina)

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    2 hrs 25 mins

    2 hrs

    25 mins

    Gabo's Note:

    From the book "The Real Taste of Latin America - A Culinary Tour". I love alfajores.

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    DULCe DE LECHE

    Directions:

    1. 1
      PREPARATION:.
    2. 2
      Beat 4 eggs for 5 minutes with a whisk and mix them with the powdered sugar, beating until creamy. Set aside.
    3. 3
      Sift together the cornstarch, the flour, and the baking powder.
    4. 4
      Pour out onto table top; in a well in the centre, place the butter at room temperature, the vanilla extract, the liquer and the egg and sugar cream.
    5. 5
      Work with your hands until firm.
    6. 6
      Roll with a rolling pin to a thinkness of 1 1/4 inch and cut into 1 1/2 inch discs with a cookie cutter. Place the discs on a greased and floured cookie sheet.
    7. 7
      Bake for 20 to 25 minutes at medium (350F), until golden. Remove and cool.
    8. 8
      To put together each alfajor, spread a 1/4-inch coat of dulce de leche over one disc, cover with another, paint the edge with a little more dulce de leche and roll it on the grated coconut so that it sticks to the edge.
    9. 9
      HOMEMADE DULCE DE LECHE:.
    10. 10
      Heat 8 tablespoons of sugar in a thick bottomed pot for 20 minutes at medium, until it reaches a caramel color.
    11. 11
      Add the milk and the remaining sugar and allow to reach a boiling point.
    12. 12
      Bring the heat to minimum, and simmer until it thickens, for about an hour.
    13. 13
      HOMEMADE DULCE DE LECHE - EASY VERSION.
    14. 14
      Boil an unopened can of condensed milk for two hours in a saucepan filled with water. When you open it, its contents should have a rich caramel color.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cornstarch Alfajores With Dulce De Leche (Argentina)

    Serving Size: 1 (482 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 794.0
     
    Calories from Fat 204
    25%
    Total Fat 22.7 g
    34%
    Saturated Fat 13.7 g
    68%
    Cholesterol 154.0 mg
    51%
    Sodium 276.3 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 136.1 g
    45%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 95.4 g
    381%
    Protein 14.5 g
    29%

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