Brazil nut turrón
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8 - 10
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups Brazil nuts, grated or finely chopped
  • 2 - 3 cups manjarblanco (dulce de leche)
  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a bowl beat eggs and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add melted butter.
  3. Add flour and baking powder and beat on low speed. Then add grated Brazil nuts, stirring with a spatula.
  4. Have 2 round baking pans ready, oiled and lined at the bottom with parchment paper.
  5. Pour the batter into the pans and bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Cool on racks. Unmold and when completely cool, cover one cake with manjarblanco.
  7. Put the other cake on top, and cover the whole two-layered cake with more manjarblanco.
  8. To decorate, make lines all over the outer layer of manjarblanco with the tines of a fork.
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