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Ingredients:
Pastry/Dough: Baked Version 2 cups plain flour/ all purpose flour 1 tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 2/3 cup milk 1/3 cup lard 2 tbsp sugar 1 egg, beaten for brushing Procedure: 1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. 2. Make a well in the middle the add the milk and lard. Mix it well to form a dough, you can add a little bit of flour if the dough is quite sticky. Form the dough into a ball. 3. In a clean flat surface, sprinkle flour and flatten the dough using a rolling pin till it's thin enough. 4. Use a small cup to shape the empanada crust or if you have a pastry cutter, then it's much better. 5. Place 1 tbsp. of filling in the middle, you can add a small slice of cheese & a slice of boiled egg but that is entirely optional. 6. Fold the crust till it meet both ends. Using a fork, flatten the ends of the crust it to seal it. 7. Place the empanada in a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Brush the top with beaten eggs. 8. Bake in a pre-heated oven 350F or 180C for 15-20 min. till it's golden brown.
Empanada Crust
Ingredients:
COPYRIGHT 2015 l ALING ODAY
Empanada Crust
Pastry/Dough: Baked Version 2 cups plain flour/ all purpose flour 1 tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 2/3 cup milk 1/3 cup lard 2 tbsp sugar 1 egg, beaten for brushing Procedure: 1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. 2. Make a well in the middle the add the milk and lard. Mix it well to form a dough, you can add a little bit of flour if the dough is quite sticky. Form the dough into a ball. 3. In a clean flat surface, sprinkle flour and flatten the dough using a rolling pin till it's thin enough. 4. Use a small cup to shape the empanada crust or if you have a pastry cutter, then it's much better. 5. Place 1 tbsp. of filling in the middle, you can add a small slice of cheese & a slice of boiled egg but that is entirely optional. 6. Fold the crust till it meet both ends. Using a fork, flatten the ends of the crust it to seal it. 7. Place the empanada in a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Brush the top with beaten eggs. 8. Bake in a pre-heated oven 350F or 180C for 15-20 min. till it's golden brown.