2 large eggs
125 grams of flour
125 grams of sugar
½ cup of vegetable oil
½ cup of milk
1 tablespoon vanilla or orange essence
1 tablespoon baking powder
Once you have all the ingredients, try to separate them according to the
measurements you will need to prepare this recipe. When this is ready, you must begin to follow each step in depth to have the perfect Mexican mantecadas
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and place the paper cups in the shortbread mold.
In a cup place the flour, baking powder and yeast, then reserve it.
While, in another cup you must place the sugar and the eggs, in this case you must beat until all the sugar has completely dissolved.
Proceed to add the milk, the essence of either vanilla or orange, and the orange zest. You must mix again.
Go adding the oil gradually and slowly, while you mix until you achieve a uniform and homogeneous mixture.
To this mixture you will have to add the one you reserved in the first step along with a tablespoon of salt. You should keep mixing, but not as much. Then let it rest for about 15 minutes.
Add the mixture to the mold that you already have ready. You must cook it for 20 minutes in the oven, then let them cool for a couple of minutes and they are ready to be eaten.
Mexican mantecadas last in perfect condition, that is, crispy and fresh for two or three days. So you can have an exquisite snack for several days.