Step-by-Step Guide to Make Favorite Conchas (Mexican sweet bread)

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Conchas (Mexican sweet bread). All Reviews for Conchas (Mexican Sweet Bread). Invest some time making these sweet, streusel-topped Mexican breakfast buns and the results will be well worth it. Concha (plural conchas, meaning "shell" in Spanish) is a traditional Mexican sweet bread roll (pan dulce).

Conchas are a soft and sweet Mexican bread with a white topping that resembles the surface of a seashell. This is where the concha gets its name, since "concha" means "shell" in Spanish. The classic color of the topping is white, but it can also be pink, yellow, or brown (which is chocolate flavored).

Hey everyone, it is Louise, welcome to our recipe site. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a special dish, conchas (mexican sweet bread). It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This will be really delicious.

All Reviews for Conchas (Mexican Sweet Bread). Invest some time making these sweet, streusel-topped Mexican breakfast buns and the results will be well worth it. Concha (plural conchas, meaning "shell" in Spanish) is a traditional Mexican sweet bread roll (pan dulce).

Conchas (Mexican sweet bread) is one of the most well liked of current trending meals in the world. It’s appreciated by millions daily. It is simple, it is fast, it tastes delicious. They are nice and they look wonderful. Conchas (Mexican sweet bread) is something which I have loved my entire life.

To get started with this particular recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can cook conchas (mexican sweet bread) using 15 ingredients and 18 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Conchas (Mexican sweet bread):

  1. Make ready of active dry yeast.
  2. Make ready of warm water (105°-115°F).
  3. Get of lukewarm milk (scalded then cooled).
  4. Make ready of granulated sugar.
  5. Make ready of butter (softened).
  6. Take of salt.
  7. Get of egg.
  8. Get of all-purpose flour (possibly 4 cups).
  9. Take of flavored topping dough.
  10. Get of granulated sugar.
  11. Take of butter (or margarine).
  12. Take of all-purpose flour.
  13. Make ready of ground cinnamon.
  14. Get of vanilla.
  15. Make ready of orange zest.

Soft inside and crunchy outside, these shell shaped buns with a shell pattern on the top are perfect with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee! Sweet Bread literally translates to pan dulce in Spanish. While concha in English translates to seashell. Makes sense given that conchas look like seashells!

Steps to make Conchas (Mexican sweet bread):

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl..
  2. Stir in milk, sugar, butter, salt, egg and 2 cups of the flour.
  3. Beat until smooth..
  4. Stir in enough remaining flour to make dough easy to handle..
  5. Turn onto a lightly floured surface..
  6. Knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes..
  7. Place in a large greased bowl, then turn greased side up..
  8. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double, about 1 1/2 hours. The dough is ready if it leaves an indentation when touched..
  9. Meanwhile, prepare Flavored Topping Dough. Refer to step 12.
  10. Once your concha bread dough has rised, Punch dough down; divide into 12 equal pieces..
  11. Shape each piece into a ball place on greased cookie sheet..
  12. FLAVORED TOPPING DOUGH: Beat sugar and margarine until light and fluffy..
  13. Topping Dough: Stir in flour until mixture is the consistency of thick paste.Divide into 3 equal parts..
  14. Topping Dough: Stir cinnamon into one part, vanilla extract (coconut extract is delicious as well) into one part and orange zest into another part. I like to also color the vanilla and orange zest parts with food coloring the cinnamon part will be brown on its own..
  15. Divide each part of topping dough into 4 equal pieces. (So you should have twelve all together).
  16. Pat each piece into a 3-inch circle.Place 1 circle of Topping Dough on each ball of dough, shaping it down over the ball..
  17. Make 5 or 6 cuts across the topping, using a table knife, to form a shell pattern. Cover and let rise until double about 40 minutes..
  18. Heat oven to 375°F. Bake buns until golden brown, about 20 minutes..

When I moved back to California after I graduated college, I realized I literally knew nothing about Mexican food. I have conchas to share with you today! These babies were a labor of love. I started developing the recipe for back in August, and because they need a good amount of attention, I only got to test them a few times. Conchas (Mexican Sweet Bread) from BHG Ultimate Mexican magazine.

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