1 1/2 C. flour
1 tsp. baking Soda
1 tsp. baking Powder
2 sticks of butter (200 grs)
6 ripe bananas, mashed
1/ C. chopped nuts
These are Great Grandma's Cookies called Cocked Hat:
2 1/4 of flour
1/2 C. of sugar
4 egg yolks
1 C. butter
3 egg whites
1 Tbsp. ...
2 C. rice
1 C. sugar
1 C. sweetened condensed Milk
2 qts. whole Milk
2" stick cinnamon
1 Tbsp. Vanilla
In a medium saucepan...
This is the recipe for Great Grandma's cookies III, Cornstarch Flowers! Enjoy.
3 C. cornstarch, sifted
3 sticks of butter (1 stick = 90 grs. or 6 Tbs.)
1 1/4 C...
These are Great Grandma's Pecan Balls:
1 C. plus 2 tsp. flour
1/2 C. plus 2 tsp. butter
1/4 C. plus 1 Tbsp. sugar
3 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. ground pecans
This dessert is so popular in Mexico that it comes in cans, but nothing beats home made. Chongo is the Spanish word for a chignon, which the curds resemble when they separate from the whey. This dessert should be prepared in an earthenware pot such as a Mexican clay cazuela.
This was the course that I prepared during class, and although it is an impressive dessert, it is much easier than it will seem to guests, because the crepes, filling and sauce can all be made ahead. N...
For the crust:
3 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
1 stick plus 1 tablespoons butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 350º.
Crepes, frequently topped with the goat's milk syrup called cajeta, are a very popular dessert in fine restaurants throughout Mexico. This recipe uses a syrup made of Mexican chocolate instead of cajet...
A Mexican version of the French Oeufs à la Niege - "snowy eggs" - this recipe reflects the French influence brought about by the ill-fated reign of Maximilian and Carlotta, who were held in far higher...
Mexico's vast array of dulcerías (candy stores) panaderías (bakeries) pastelerías and bizcocherías (shops that feature displays of enormous, intricately decorated cakes for special occasions) all give testimony to the national sweet tooth. I have been in pueblos so small that there is only one phone in town, but there always seems to be a dulcería with a great variety of candies stacked to the ceiling.
Buñuelos are crispy fried rosette cookies, a Mexican favorite at Christmas.
© Daniel Wheeler, 2009
These light, crisp Mexican Christmas cookies are a favorite at posadas and pastorelas.