What are some types of Spanish desserts?


Quick Answer

Some popular Spanish desserts include turron, which is an almond candy, flan and polvorones, or almond cookies. Other desserts from Spain are mantecados, or Spanish crumble cakes, and catalan cream, a Spanish version of creme brulee.

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Polvorones are made by toasting 1 1/2 cups flour and 3/4 cups raw almonds in the oven. The almonds are then finely ground using a food processor. Combine the toasted flour and ground almonds with 5 ounces of butter, 3/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Flatten the cookie dough to a 1/2-inch thickness, and use cookie cutters to make the desired shapes. Bake the cookies for 25 to 30 minutes at 250 degrees Fahrenheit.

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