Tortitas de Carnaval

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Tortitas de Carnaval Recipe – Carnival Pancakes


Tortitas de Carnaval

(Carnival Pancakes)

Ingredients:

  • 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

Method:

  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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