RECETA QUIMBOLITOS O BOLLOS ESPONJADOS(COLOMBIAN WRAPPED STEAMED CAKE)

RECETA QUIMBOLITOS O BOLLOS ESPONJADOS(COLOMBIAN WRAPPED STEAMED CAKE)

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The next pictures have taken by my daughter, I know probably you said: "kids!".
No! my daughters, they are fully grown, but they still behaving like children

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Quimbolito Bons.

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Quimbolito /bollo esponjado or mantecado is a kind of steamed pound cake, quatre-quarts wrapped in achira, bijao o plantains leaf depending on region origin is.

Sub-region Santander uses to name  bollos esponjados or mantecados  this recipe while  southern of region Andina  uses the quichuismo "quimbolito."


Bollo esponjado or mantecado recipe  spread around elsewhere known as " bollo santandereana"

The old fashioned recipe was a kind butter or shortening cake made with artisanal processed corn flour, raisins flavored with liquor.Modern recipes are made with wheat flour or corn starch, vanilla and baking powder is added as new ingredients.



INGREDIENTS

-240 gr flour or corn starch
-240 gr butter
-240 gr sugar
-4 eggs
-10 gr baking powder
-4 gr bicarbonate
-60 ml milk or liquor of your preference

INSTRUCTIONS

If you are using liquor in place of milk soak the raisins in for a little.

1. Put butter and sugar and beat until smooth and creamy, add an egg at time beat until emulsified.

2.Add the milk or liquor

3. Tamizar el harina junto polvo de hornear y agregarlo a la emulsión de mantequilla huevos y azúcar , agregar uvas pasas o chips de chocolate a manera de relleno o como decoración.

4.Wrap the batter in banana leafs shape into 12 cm diameter circles as illustrated in the below pictures.



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Press the corners.

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5.Steam until knife comes out clean from the center, about 45 minutes. 
RECETA QUIMBOLITOS O BOLLOS ESPONJADOS(COLOMBIAN WRAPPED STEAMED CAKE) RECETA QUIMBOLITOS O BOLLOS ESPONJADOS(COLOMBIAN WRAPPED STEAMED CAKE) Reviewed by CHORI AGAMEZ on 8:55 AM Rating: 5

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