"Mantecadas" from Astorga are one of the most representative sweets of the Spanish market.
This typical of product Castile and Leon has Protected Geographical Indication Mantecadas de Astorga, proof of origin and authenticity.
According to the legend, the first recipe of "mantecada" emerged in the 19th century in a convent of Astorga (Spain), in charge of a nun who lived for years in this community.
These sweetshave a regular and homogeneous form.
The "Mantecadas" from Astorga are artisan and traditionally made from flour, sugar, fresh eggs, butter and lard.
On their surface can be observed a layer of sprinkled sugar and some cracks produced when cooked.
Their texture is fluffy and their flavor is sweet and delicious.
They come in a wooden box which contains 24 units of approx. 21 oz
Packaged in groups of six.
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|Procedencia||IGP Mantecadas de Astorga|
|Fabricante||El Arriero Maragato|