Baked Flan

Baked Flan Prep 20 m Cook 1 h Ready In 1 h 20 m Recipe By:Beth “This is a quick and easy baked flan recipe that is prepared in the blender. It’s great served warm or cold and has a creamy texture like custard. Slice the flan and spoon a little of the melted sugar onto the top of the slice.” Ingredients 2/3 cup white sugar 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup milk 5 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a small nonstick … Continue reading Baked Flan

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas Prep 40 m Cook 20 m Ready In 1 h Recipe By:Esther Loveall Saunders “My take on a traditional pumpkin empanada! Adjust all spices to your taste.” Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup vegetable shortening 1 cup warm water 4 cups canned pure pumpkin 2 eggs 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 beaten egg Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment … Continue reading Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe By:Bernie “Delicious nutty cookies that are rolled in powdered sugar. These are perfect for any special occasion.” Ingredients 1 cup butter 1/2 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons water 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped almonds 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar Directions In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in vanilla and water. Add the flour and almonds, mix until blended. Cover and chill for 3 hours. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Shape dough into balls or crescents. Place on an unprepared cookie sheet and bake for 15 to 20 … Continue reading Mexican Wedding Cookies

Real Sopapillas

Real Sopapillas Prep 30 m Cook 15 m Ready In 45 m Recipe By:Leaz “Sopapillas for any occasion. Serve hot with honey, or your own tostados recipe.” Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons shortening 1 1/2 cups warm water 2 quarts oil for frying Directions In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt and shortening. Stir in water; mix until dough is smooth. Cover and let stand for 20 minutes. Roll out on floured board until 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 3 inch squares. Heat oil in deep-fryer … Continue reading Real Sopapillas

Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

Tres Leches (Milk Cake) Recipe By:Stephanie “This cake is made with three layers: Cake, filling, and topping. There are 4 types of milk in the filling and topping (whole milk, condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream). This is an excellent cake for milk lovers!” Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup white sugar 5 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups whole milk 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla … Continue reading Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

Marranitos (Mexican Pig-Shaped Cookies)

Marranitos (Mexican Pig-Shaped Cookies) Ready In 35 m “Marranitos (or cochinos, or puerquitos, as are they are called in some Mexican-American communities) are often called ‘Gingerbread Pigs,’ although they don’t actually have ginger in them – and no cinnamon either. In fact, traditional marranitos get their delicious spicy-brown goodness from molasses. This recipe is a trans-pecos region variation, it uses the non-traditional addition of cinnamon. You may wish to try also adding a bit of dry ground ginger, and you may use a milk wash instead of an egg wash.” Ingredients 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar 1/4 cup shortening … Continue reading Marranitos (Mexican Pig-Shaped Cookies)

Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada Tacos Ready In 1 h 15 m Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds boneless beef top sirloin, cut into thin bite-size slices 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper crushed red pepper to taste 1 lime 1 (28 ounce) can tomatillos 2 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded 4 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 (10.5 ounce) can beef broth 12 (6 inch) corn tortillas 1/2 large onion, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 avocado – peeled, pitted and sliced 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped 1 lemon Directions Place sliced meat into a shallow bowl, and season with salt, black pepper, and … Continue reading Carne Asada Tacos

Taqueria Style Tacos – Carne Asada

Taqueria Style Tacos – Carne Asada Prep 25 m Cook 10 m Ready In 1 h 35 m Recipe By:STANICKS “This is a great recipe for authentic Mexican taqueria style carne asada tacos (beef tacos). These are served on the soft corn tortillas, unlike the American version of tacos.” Ingredients 3 pounds flank steak 1/3 cup white vinegar 1/2 cup soy sauce 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 limes, juiced 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground white pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon … Continue reading Taqueria Style Tacos – Carne Asada

Barbecued goat (chivito)

Barbecued goat (chivito) A combination of cumin, paprika, vinegar and garlic, this spicy marinade is used to coat barbecued goat in Argentina. It’s best to marinate the meat for as long as possible, preferably overnight, and remove it from the fridge one hour before cooking. Serves 8-10 Preparation 25min Cooking 45min Skill level Easy Ingredients 8 garlic cloves 1 lemon, juiced 60 ml (¼ cup) white vinegar 60 ml (¼ cup) olive oil 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp sweet paprika 1 tsp ground chilli 3 tsp dried oregano 2 kg goat, chopped into large pieces Cook’s notes Oven temperatures … Continue reading Barbecued goat (chivito)

BBQ Goat or Lamb: Barbacoa de Cordero

BBQ Goat or Lamb: Barbacoa de Cordero Total: 11 hr 35 min Active: 4 hr 35 min Ingredients 4 guijillo chiles 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 1 teaspoon ground cloves 10 allspice berries 1/3 cup Mexican oregano 12 sprigs fresh thyme 6 garlic cloves 1 Spanish onion, roughly chopped 1/3 cup cider vinegar 1 (12-pound) goat, quartered or 1 (6 to 8-pound) lamb shoulder Salt and pepper 1 (2-pound) package dried avocado leaves Add Checked Items to Grocery List Directions Toast chiles, cover with boiling water in a deep bowl, and set aside for 20 minutes. Grind cumin, cloves, allspice, and … Continue reading BBQ Goat or Lamb: Barbacoa de Cordero