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Mantecadas Mufins

A type of spongy pastry from Spain similar to a muffin, but flatter, Mantecadas are soft and delicious, best eaten at breakfast with a hot drink.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mantecada
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 501kcal


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 C. butter melted
  • 3/4 C. sugar
  • 1 C. sour cream
  • 1 C. all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp instant yeast
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • In your mixer, cream the butter, sugar, sour cream, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Add the flour, baking powder and instant yeast and blend just until combined.
  • Allow the mixture to sit for 15-20 minutes undisturbed.In the meantime, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Pour the batter evenly in 6-7 muffin cups and bake for 10-12 minutes until light brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool before enjoying.


Calories: 501kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 820IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2.2mg