Ingredients to make avila yolks:
- 12 egg yolks
- 180 gr of sugar
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1/2 lemon rind
- 100 gr of icing sugar
How to make Yemas de Avila:
Step NO 1
Put in a saucepan 10 tablespoons of water, the sugar, the lemon peel and the cinnamon.
Step NO 2
Heat it up and bring to a boil over very low heat, stirring.
Step NO 3
When the syrup thickens, remove from heat.
Step NO 4
Remove the cinnamon and lemon.
Step NO 5
Pass the yolks through a fine sieve and add the syrup.
Step NO 6
Put the mixture back on the heat and stir until it comes off the saucepan, but taking care that it does not boil as the yolks would curdle.
Step NO 7
Pour the mixture onto a plate and let it cool.
Step NO 8
Work the dough into a long roll in the shape of a thick cord, sprinkle it with icing sugar.
Step NO 9
Cut it into 24 equal pieces.
Step NO 10
Form the yolks with your hands, coat them with more sugar and put them in paper capsules.
Step NO 11
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