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Sweet Potato or Angel Hair Trout

Ingredients :

1 kg of yellow sweet potato, ¾ kg of sugar, 100 grams of peeled almonds, grated lemon zest, ground cinnamon, 3 tablespoons of butter, 1 cup of olive oil and ½ kg of flour.


1. For the filling, the sweet potatoes are stewed with water and salt and crushed.

In a bowl, mix the sweet potatoes with the crushed almonds, the sugar, the lemon zest and the cinnamon, until a thick paste is obtained and set aside.

2. For the puff pastry, make a mountain with the flour and place the butter and oil in the center and begin to knead until it is uniform and let it rest.

3. Sprinkle a little flour on the table and stretch the dough on it with the help of a rolling pin and make 8 cm pancakes. in diameter and placed in filling in the center and folded, taking care that the corners are well joined with the help of a fork.

4. Finally, they are fried in very hot oil, sprinkled with icing sugar and ready to be consumed.


Another variant is to make the angel hair filling.


They are typical of Christmas. To get them crispy on the outside, in addition to frying them over high heat, put them on an absorbent paper when removing them.

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