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Desserts

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Desserts are sweet foods served at the end of a meal to complement it or as an indulgent treat in their own right. They can range from cakes and tarts to ice cream, flans, mousses, chocolate dipped fruits, and a wide range of sweets and treats. Desserts are prized in many cultures as a form of celebration and enjoyment after a meal.

Tarta de manzana clasica
Classic apple pie

Receta 1: Tarta de Manzana

Ingredients:

  • 2 apples
  • 200 grams of flour
  • 100 grams of butter
  • 100 grams of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Elaboration:

  1. In a bowl, mix the flour, butter, sugar and egg until you obtain a homogeneous dough.
  2. Spread the dough in a tart pan and place the sliced ​​apples on top.
  3. Sprinkle the cinnamon on top and bake at 180 degrees for 30 minutes.

flan de leche
flan de leche

Recipe 2: Caramel Flan

Ingredients:

  • 1 liter of milk
  • eggs
  • 200 grams of sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Liquid candy

Elaboration:

  1. In a saucepan, heat the milk together with the sugar and vanilla essence until it boils.
  2. Beat the eggs in a bowl and add the hot milk little by little, stirring constantly.
  3. Vierte el caramelo líquido en el fondo de un molde para flan y añade la mezcla de leche y huevos.
  4. Bake in a bain-marie at 180 degrees for 45 minutes.

receta de postres Brownie
Brownie dessert recipe

Receta 3: Brownies de Chocolate

Ingredients:

  • 200 grams of dark chocolate
  • 150 grams of butter
  • 200 grams of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 grams of flour
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract

Elaboration:

  1. Melt the chocolate together with the butter in a bain-marie.
  2. Add the sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla essence to the melted chocolate mixture and mix well.
  3. Pour the dough into a rectangular mold and bake at 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

Postres Cheesecake de Fresa
Strawberry Cheesecake Desserts

Receta 4: Cheesecake de Fresa

Ingredients:

  • 200 grams of cookies
  • 100 grams of butter
  • 500 grams of cream cheese
  • 200 grams of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 200 grams of strawberries

Elaboration:

  1. Crush the cookies and mix with the melted butter. Cover the bottom of a mold with this mixture and reserve in the refrigerator.
  2. Beat cream cheese, sugar and eggs until smooth.
  3. Add the strawberries cut into small pieces and mix well.
  4. Pour the mixture over the biscuit base and bake at 160 degrees for 50-60 minutes.

Postres Helado de vainilla
Desserts Vanilla ice cream

Recipe 5: Vanilla Ice Cream

Ingredients:

  • 500 ml whipping cream
  • 200 ml of milk
  • 150 grams of sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract

Elaboration:

  1. In a saucepan, heat the cream, milk, sugar and vanilla essence until boiling.
  2. Let the mixture cool and then pour it into an ice cream maker so that the ice cream forms.
  3. If you don't have a refrigerator, you can pour the mixture into a container and freeze, stirring every 30 minutes to prevent ice crystals from forming.

Postres Natilla Casera

Homemade Custard Desserts

Recipe 6: Homemade Custard

Ingredients:

  • 500 ml of milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 100 grams of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Cinnamon powder (to decorate)

Elaboration:

  1. In a saucepan, heat the milk together with the cinnamon stick until it boils.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks, sugar and cornstarch until smooth.
  3. Remove the cinnamon stick from the hot milk and pour it little by little over the yolk mixture, stirring constantly.
  4. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and cook over low heat until thickened.
  5. Divide the custard into individual bowls and sprinkle with cinnamon powder.

Postres Mousse de chocolate
Desserts Chocolate Mousse

Recipe 7: Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients:

  • 200 grams of dark chocolate
  • 4 eggs
  • 50 grams of sugar
  • 200 ml whipping cream

Elaboration:

  1. Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie and let it cool.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks with the sugar until foamy.
  3. Whip the cream and add it to the yolks and sugar mixture.
  4. Add the melted chocolate and mix well.
  5. Whip the egg whites until stiff and add them to the mixture with soft, enveloping movements.
  6. Divide the mousse into individual glasses and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

Crema Catalana
Catalan cream

Receta 8: Crema Catalana

Ingredients:

  • 500 ml of milk
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 150 grams of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • sugar to burn

Elaboration:

  1. In a saucepan, heat the milk together with the cinnamon stick until it boils.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks, sugar and cornstarch until smooth.
  3. Remove the cinnamon stick from the hot milk and pour it little by little over the yolk mixture, stirring constantly.
  4. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and cook over low heat until thickened.
  5. Divide the cream into individual bowls and sprinkle with sugar.
  6. Burn the sugar with a blowtorch until a golden layer forms.

torta de zanahoria
carrot cake

Recipe 9: Carrot Cake

Ingredients:

  • 250 grams of carrots
  • 200 grams of flour
  • 150 grams of sugar
  • 100 grams of walnuts
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon yeast
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Elaboration:

  1. Grate the carrots and chop the walnuts.
  2. In a bowl, beat the eggs together with the sugar until you get a foamy mixture.
  3. Add the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, grated carrots and chopped walnuts to the egg and sugar mixture.
  4. Pour the dough into a cake mold and bake at 180 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

El Tiramisu
Tiramisu

Recipe 10: Tiramisu

Ingredients:

  • 200 grams of sponge cakes
  • 250 grams of mascarpone cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 grams of sugar
  • 1 cup of coffee
  • Cocoa powder (for sprinkling)

Elaboration:

  1. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks together with the sugar until you get a foamy mixture.
  2. Add the mascarpone cheese to the yolks and sugar mixture and mix well.
  3. Whip the egg whites until stiff and add them to the mixture with soft, enveloping movements.
  4. Dip the biscuits in the coffee and place them at the bottom of a container.
  5. Cover the cakes with a layer of the mascarpone mixture and repeat the process until you end up with a layer of mascarpone.
  6. Sprinkle cocoa powder on top and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.

Enjoy these delicious dessert recipes and surprise your guests with your culinary skills!

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