Casadiella

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The Casadiella is a typical dessert from Asturias. It consists of a pastry made of wheat flour, flavored with Anis del Mono (Anisette) or wine, and filled with toasted hazelnuts and/or walnuts and sugar. They are mixed and they are fried together.[1]

Final result

The final shape is a tube approximately ten centimeters long with ends that are closed with a fork.

Dough preparation

Preparation[edit]

This recipe can be prepared manually or with a Thermomix.

Making the dough with Thermomix: Ingredients:

    • 500 g wheat flour
    • 100 g oil
    • 150 g water
    • 50 g milk
    • 30 g yeast
    • 1 teaspoon salt
Put all ingredients in the bowl except yeast and flour, then cook for 1 minute at 40ºC/104ºF, set at speed 2.
Next, add yeast and flour, then cook for 20 seconds at speed 6. Finally, let it rise for 3 minutes on dough mode.

Filling[edit]

Ingredients:

    • 1 c milled hazelnuts or walnuts (toasted)
    • 1/2 c sugar
Mix ingredients with anisette, wine or other liquor.Once you have dough prepared, use a rolling pin to spread and flatten it, and then cut dough into sections about 10 cm square. Put filling into each piece and fold it. Close ends with a fork.
Finally, fry them with the fold down so that filling stays inside. Optional: You may drizzle sugar or honey over top.

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