Dessert Side Dish Snack

Gluten-Free Concha Bread

  • Ready Time: 75min
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  • Prep Time: 50min
    Cook Time: 15min
  • Prep Method: Baked
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Description

Concha is a popular and traditional Mexican sweet roll with a cookie crust. It consists of two parts—a yeast sweet bread roll and a crunchy cookie topping. With the help of potato flakes, those following a gluten-free lifestyle can also enjoy this favorite treat!

Ingredients

Gluten-Free Flour Formulation

  • 175 grams potato flakes
  • 255 grams white rice flour
  • 125 grams tapioca flour
  • 170 grams corn flour

Dough Formulation

  • 3 cups gluten-free flour mixture
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 11 grams yeast
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 6 grams xanthan gum
  • 1¾ cups mineral water
  • 6 egg yolks, large
  • 120 grams sugar
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 100 grams vegetable shortening
  • 100 grams corn flour
  • 2¼ cups sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder

Preparation
Prep Time: 50min | Cook Time: 15min

  1. In blender bowl, place GF flour mixture, salt, xanthan gum, sugar and yeast.
  2. Add mineral water, oil and egg yolks.
  3. Blend for 4 minutes until all ingredients are mixed.
  4. Stretch with a rolling pin to about 4 cm thick and, if the dough is stuck, place a little of GF flour mixture on the work surface.
  5. Cut into circles, 9 cm in diameter.
  6. Proof in a warm environment for 40 minutes.
  7. Mix shortening, sugar, cocoa and corn flour to cover the shells, stretch and put over each circle.
  8. Bake at 375ºF for 15 minutes.

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