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My love with food started while watching two of my biggest heros my Mother and Grandmother. From an early age the smell of delicious pastry were a sure bet of getting me in the kitchen.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012


Crust: 600 gr. flour, 250 gr. sugar, 2 eggs
50 gr lard, 3 tbs honey, 6 tbs milk, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tbs lemon juice, 2 tbs. cacao

Creme: Vanila pudding, 3 pkg. vanilla sugar, 250 gr. powdered sugar, 250 gr. butter

Chocolate Glaze: 250 chocolate chips, 1 tbs. butter, 3 tbs. hot milk
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray the back of two baking sheet with cooking spray, or line with parchment paper.
  2.  Place the sugar, lard, honey, milk in a saucepan on medium heat and stir until it melts. Take off the stove and pour it over the flour, add the eggs and the baking soda mixed with the lemon juice. Knead until a well homogenized dough forms.
  3. Split the dough in 3 even pieces. 
  4. Take one piece mix it with the 2 tbs. cocoa and wrap it in a plastic bag. 
  5. Sprinkle the remaining balls of dough with flour, roll into 2 rectangles and bake for 20 minutes until golden.
  6. Cut each sheet into 3 long strips as soon as removed from the oven.
  7. Take the cocoa ball and cut into 6 even pieces and roll with your hands to make long strips and bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack. Let cool completely before filling.
  9. In a medium bowl mix the butter with the powdered and vanilla sugar until the sugar has melted and add the vanilla pudding to the mixture.
  10. Place one sheet on a working surface cover with the creme. Place 2 rolls over the cream. Cover with creme. Place 1 roll in the middle. Cover with creme. Place 2 sheets to form the triangle. Cover with the chocolate glaze and transfer it to the fridge so it hardens for a couple of house. Cut it into slice it with a knife that gets clean in hot water and wipe it after every cut.

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