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Pan Dulce Marranitos Recipe

Pan Dulce Marranitos Recipe

Hi Guys! If you’ve been on our blog before or visiting us for the first time after our live webinar with HISD ROSES – welcome! I am posting today to share a recipe on how to make some Mexican gingerbread sweets called marranitos!
These are a staple in Mexican cuisine, and we grew up eating these all the time. Here is the recipe I use for these amazing sweets!

Ingredients

Tools

  • Cookie Cutter (Doesn’t have to be a pig one!)
  • A baking cookie sheet with parchment paper
  • A mixer or spatula
  • A large mixing bowl
  • A rolling pin

Instructions

1. Set your oven at 350°F. Take your bowl, add sugar and room temperature butter together. Mix using either a mixer or a spatula, until it looks white and creamy.

2. Next, scrap the sides of the bowl and add your egg, milk, molasses and vanilla.

3. Then, add your all purpose flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda till the dough starts to form. You may need to add milk if the dough feels dry.

4. Take half of the dough and roll with your rolling pin until it is 1/2 inch thick. Use your favorite cookie cutter and cut out your shapes! Place on the cookie sheet.

5. Cover each cut out with an egg wash. Break an egg and take a spoon or pastry brush and lightly coat the cut out. This is how the you achieve that golden shine!

6. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Depending on your cookie cutter size you may need more time. Make sure the middle of the treat is firm.

 

You can download the recipe PDF here.

marranitos-recipe.pdf (68 downloads)

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katKAT VERA - (view all posts by Kat)
Kat is a lead pastry chef. When she isn’t in the kitchen she’s traveling space and time with Doctor Who and solving mysteries with Sherlock. Email her at kat@mind-speaks.com

New item in shop: foil sticker flakes

New item in shop: foil sticker flakes

After about a month of testing, printing and learning how to use the foiling tool. I am finally ready to reveal the full package of my newest sticker set! This time, it is in the form of sticker flakes vs a sticker sheet. These stickers are in a frosty matte, which are semi-transparent and are die cut. I have always loved anything to do with space, and the planets. These were designed and drawn by me in illustrator. I took some liberties to the way the planets looked of course – hopefully you’ll love the colors and designs I came up with, the sun was the last to be included in this set, and I love how the gold adds a regal look!! Celestial stickers are always a must!!

There are 11 stickers total – with gold metallic foiling on top. Each stickers are in various sizes. I’m pretty pumped about how these came out! They are now up on our shop!



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mijaMIJA VERA - (view all posts by Mija)
Mija has been a designer for the last ten years. She is a paper obsessed fiend and loves working on new projects while listening to her daughter and cat chatter around the house. You can email her at mija@mind-speaks.com

March Sale on the Shop

March Sale on the Shop

March is International Women’s Month! All month long our Etsy shop will be having a sale, 20% off using code: FEARLESS.

This blog and shop were created by me with the help of my sisters. In this day and age, there are so many women who support each other and we are so thankful to all the other bloggers, followers and customers who have given us a shout out or posted about us!

On the shop, we have added new tabs, pen pal kits and new pencils with the stationery kits! Have a look!

This post was written by:

mijaMIJA VERA - (view all posts by Mija)
Mija has been a designer for the last ten years. She is a paper obsessed fiend and loves working on new projects while listening to her daughter and cat chatter around the house. You can email her at mija@mind-speaks.com