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Rosquillas de Ledesma with Vanilla Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

Special Equipment Needed:
- Large bowl
- Electric mixer
- Rolling pin
- Baking sheet
- Wire rack

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
3. In a separate bowl, mix together the melted butter, eggs, vanilla extract, milk, and vegetable oil.
4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until a soft dough forms.
5. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a 1/4-inch thickness.
6. Cut out 2-inch circles with a biscuit cutter or the rim of a glass.
7. Place the circles on a greased baking sheet.
8. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly golden.
9. Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack.
10. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar before serving.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10-12 minutes
Temperature: 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
Serving Size: Makes 24 Rosquillas

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 130
Fat: 7 g
Carbohydrates: 15 g
Protein: 2 g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Butter: Can be substituted with margarine or vegetable shortening.
- Milk: Can be substituted with almond milk or soy milk.
- Vegetable oil: Can be substituted with coconut oil or olive oil.

- Add 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon to the dough for a cinnamon flavor.
- Add 1/4 cup of chopped nuts or dried fruit to the dough for a crunchy texture.

Tips and Tricks:
- For a crispier texture, roll out the dough to a 1/8-inch thickness.
- For a sweeter flavor, add an extra tablespoon of sugar to the dough.

Storage Instructions:
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Reheat in a 350 degree F (175 degree C) oven for 5 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
Serve on a platter with a bowl of confectioners' sugar for guests to sprinkle on top.

Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar before serving.

Serve with a cup of hot coffee or tea.

Suggested Side Dishes:
Serve with a side of fresh fruit or a salad.

Troubleshooting Advice:
If the dough is too sticky, add a little more flour.

Food Safety Advice:
Be sure to wash your hands before and after handling the dough.

Food History:
Rosquillas de Ledesma is a traditional Spanish pastry that originated in the town of Ledesma in the province of Salamanca.

Flavor Profiles:
Sweet and buttery with a hint of vanilla.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve as a dessert or snack.

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Taste: Sweet, Vanilla, Nutty, Crispy