Tortas de Aceite

Disclaimer: they can be addictive.

Tortas de aceite is a quite traditional Spanish sweet, and there is a brand that makes the best ones: Ines Rosales.

This recipe gets quite close to the originals

Tortas de Aceite Ines Rosales (Anise Flatcakes) Thermomix

Recipe for anise flat cakes, tortas de aceite with Thermomix
Course Dessert
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 8 people

Ingredients
  

  • 100 grams Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Lemon peel
  • 2 tbsp Anise/aniseed
  • 360 grams Flour
  • 20 grams Fresh yeast
  • 140 grams Water
  • 40 grams Anise liqueur (anisette, anis, pastis, ouzo, sambuca…)
  • 2 tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 30 grams Sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt

Topping

  • 100 grams sugar

Instructions
 

  • Add to the thermomix bowl the olive oil with the lemon peel and program 5 min, 100º and speed 1. Once finished, add the aniseed, remove the lemon peel and let it cook down.
  • When the oil has cooled down, Dissolve the yeast in water and add to the bowl together with the remaining ingredients. 5 min on kneading function
  • Let the dough rise until it doubles the volume
  • Divide the dough in 16 balls. Flatten them with your hands and then with a rolling pin until achieving thin round portions. Sprinkle sugar on both sides of the cake and place in a baking tray, trying to shape them as round as possible.
  • Bake in batches for 10 min in a preheated over at 220º
  • Let them cool in a rack
Keyword Ines Rosales, spanish food, Thermomix, Thermomix recipe, Thermomix Sweets, Tortas de anis
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