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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 (6 downloads)

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This post was written by:

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

Free Calendar Download

Free Calendar Download

I created another free planner download for you guys! This time I am bringing you a blank calendar just in time for organizing for the new year! There are two download links – one for A5 and the second is for personal size. At the moment those are the two most popular sizes. If you use these, be sure to post the pics on Instagram on how you customized them using #mindspeaks.



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A5 calendar.pdf (555 downloads)

personal size calendar.pdf (476 downloads)

For those who don’t like dealing with printing or cutting, we have the hard copy of the A5 calendar cut and punched (6 hole punched) listed over here.
We will be adding new designs to this series soon. If there is a template you’re needing, please email us or comment!

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

Free Meal Planner Template

Free Meal Planner Template

Hello planner lovers! I made a free print out for those who are trying to eat a bit more healthy. This print out comes in 2 sizes for download. A5 and the smaller personal size.

I am using this to count my calories to help burn off baby weight!

I kept it pretty basic to leave room for you to decorate with washi tape!! I’ve created planner inserts for my family and friends but this is the first time I put a template online for download. If you like this, let me know and I will offer some more in the future!!

I left the the trim and registration marks up so you can have a guide while cutting the template out. I like using a nice card stock but some weighted printing paper can also do the trick! Let us know if you use the template and show us how you decorated it with either commenting or using #mindspeaks and tagging us on instagram or twitter.

Meal Planner

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A5 Size Meal Planner (391 downloads)

Personal Size Meal Planner (383 downloads)

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