Tortitas de Carnaval

(Carnival Pancakes)


  • 1/2 Litre of milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 3/4 Kg. of flour
  • 1/4 Kg. of sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • one small cup of rum
  • aniseed
  • oil
  • water


  1. Whisk the eggs and add flour and sugar. Then add the milk and complete it by adding water very slowly and mixing it all very carefully until it forms a thick paste.
  2. Add rum to this paste, along with the grated lemon rind, the aniseed and the oil and stir it all in.
  3. Heat up a little bit of oil in a pan and use a ladle to take the desired amount of paste to make the pancakes. Fry the pancakes on both sides.
  4. Once they have cooled down completely sprinkle a little sugar over them.

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