Alfajores

Spiced Fruit and Nut Biscuits

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    30

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

THESE LITTLE LOGS OF FRUIT AND NUT ARE THE SUCCESSORS TO THE SWEETMEATS THAT THE MOORS ENJOYED CENTURIES AGO. ALMONDS, FRUIT AND HONEY ARE ROLLED INTO THIN FINGERS, THEN BAKED. ENJOY THEM WITH COFFEE IN THE MORNING OR WITH A GLASS OF PEDRO XIMÉNEZ SHERRY IN THE EVENING, OR VICE VERSA — I AM NOT JUDGMENTAL. ALFAJORES CAN BE FOUND IN BAKERIES AROUND ANDALUSIA BUT MY FAVOURITE BAKERY IN CÁDIZ SELLS THEM IN A BOX, EACH ONE INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED IN DECORATED WAX PAPER. WHEN YOU UNROLL THEM