What are almond alfajores? Are one of the most typical Christmas sweets, along with polvorones and mantecados. Hand made, with high quality ingredients, such as Malaga almonds, and following traditional recipes, it is achieved a totally handmade product loaded with tradition and flavor.
It’s a Typical Christmas sweet of Spanish pastries, with a strong presence in Andalusia and Murcia, although in some places such as Medina Sidonia, Cádiz this product is manufactured all year round, thus becoming a typical product of the area. Alfajor is a product of Andalusian origin.
What’s more, In the rest of the world, for example, in Argentina, Chile or Peru, alfajores are also made , although both the process and the ingredients are different from those made in Andalusia.
This product also occupies a relevant position in the production of Christmas sweets for which Estepa is really recognized, in addition to its typical mantecados and polvorones. All of them made under the quality seal of the Regulatory Council of Estepa.
What do almond alfajores contain
The mass is obtained from a mixture of wheat flour, sugar, Iberian lard, almonds, cocoa powder, cinnamon, Matalahúva, sesame seeds, cloves, and aromas of anise and almond. In the case of the almond and honey Alfajores for the dough, the sweet potato and of course, the honey are also incorporated as ingredients.
Where to buy almond alfajores
Our factory and store is located in: Avenida Andalucia 227, 41560, Estepa .
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