March 3, 2022 |

Custard Pastries

Custard Pastries | Marca Chile

Autor: Inacap


  • 6 whole eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • Pinch salt
  • Aguardiente, brandy or other similar
  • 1 tbsp lard
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Ground cloves
  • 2 cups boiling water


  • Step 1 – Preheat oven to 200ºC (390ºF).
  • Step 2 – Make the dough: Sift the flour and salt in a bowl. Make a hollow in the middle and add the eggs, aguardiente or brandy and lard. Knead until the dough is smooth.
  • Step 3 – Roll the dough with a rolling pin. Fold the dough in half, then repeat the process.
  • Step 4 – Roll the dough out very thin. Cut into circles with a 7 cm (3 in) diameter. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes. Cool on rack.
  • Step 5 – Prepare filling: dry cook sugar, flour and spices in a saucepan until brown. Carefully add boiling water, keeping your distance to avoid burns from the steam. Cook until thickened.
  • Step 6 – Assemble pastries: Place the still warm sugar mixture between two pastries.
  • Step 7 – Decorate the pastries by crumbling a bit of pastry and rolling the edges of the alfajor in the crumbled pastry.


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