• 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • pinch salt
  • grated rind of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • dulce de leche
  • 1/3 quantity of sugar glaze
  • Sugar glaze:
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


Place flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a bowl. Add butter and mix in with back of a fork. Drop egg yolks and milk into a well in the center. Use fork to combine then knead lightly and let stand 15 minutes. Roll out to 2-3mm (1/8 inch) thickness and cut circles of 6 cm (2 1/2 inches) diameter. Prick well with a fork and place on greased baking sheet. Bake in hot oven for 8 - 10 minutes. When cold, fill 2 halves with dulce de leche then top with the sugar glaze.

For the glaze: Place all ingredients into a small mixing bowl and beat at high speed until a dry foam is obtained.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Latin American Cookbook
Submitted By: Joy Bowers
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