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Alfajores

A delight from the Argentine lands. Prepare basic Argentine alfajores as well as modern ones, with irresistible textures and unforgettable flavors.

Juan Manuel Herrera

Argentine baker and pastry chef, author and television personality. Owner of La Bollería de Juan Manuel Herrera in Berisso, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Juan Manuel Herrera

Argentine baker and pastry chef, author and television personality. Owner of La Bollería de Juan Manuel Herrera in Berisso, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Elevate your baking skills and surprise everyone with authentic Argentinian alfajores of supreme quality.

Get ready to learn the best recipes for artisan alfajores. Discover their origins and the most outstanding contemporary recipes that have made this dessert one of the most consumed in all of Latin America and the world.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Master the elaboration of different alfajores doughs.
  • Make your own dulce de leche.
  • Create innovative fillings that surprise the palate.
  • Perfect glazing techniques for an impeccable finish.
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Course Syllabus

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation of the course
Chapter 2 - Basic aspects about alfajores
Chapter 3 - Alfajor cordobés
Chapter 4 - Alfajor Santafesino
Chapter 5 - Cornstarch Alfajor
Chapter 6 - Alfajor marplatense (Chocolate)
Chapter 7 - Walnut Alfajor
Chapter 8 - Modern Alfajor: Sablé with pistachios
Before you go

Essential techniques to achieve the best doughs, fillings and toppings.

What you'll learn

Juan Manuel Herrera, star of the program Maestros del Alfajor, reveals his secrets to obtain perfect alfajores. Such a simple dessert is elevated to a higher level with the right technique and quality ingredients, conquering even the most demanding palate.

Learn all about doughs: The soft cookie of a cornstarch alfajor, the moistness of the dough of the alfajor cordobés, or the fine dough of an alfajor santafesino. The choice of whole eggs or yolks, the sablé technique and temperature management are some of the tips Juan Manuel will share.

Explore different techniques for filling: homemade dulce de leche prepared in an easy way, fruit filling, candies, ganache, incorporation of white chocolate and nut pastes… here we lay the foundations so you can give free rein to your imagination.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for pastry enthusiasts, from those taking their first steps to those who wish to delve into the rich tradition of Argentinian alfajores and sweets. Of an easy level, it offers everyone the opportunity to explore and enjoy these delicious desserts.

Recommended equipment

  • Stand mixer
  • Silicone spatula
  • Sifter
  • Rolling pin
  • Round cutters
  • Baking sheet
  • Silpat
  • Plastic film wrap
  • Cooling rack
  • Piping bag
  • Whisk
  • Pots
  • Bowls
  • Immersion blender
  • Parchment paper

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The course was very interesting

The course was interesting

mh_shaheen23

Nice course

I love alfajores!

Xim Almendro

I loved the course and learned a lot from it

I loved the course and learned a lot from it

Ehud Gilboa

English version

Unfortunately as from lesson 9 , It is no longer translated yo english

Gloriande Raimbert

Meet your Instructor

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Argentine baker and pastry chef, author and television personality. Owner of La Bollería de Juan Manuel Herrera in Berisso, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentine master baker and pastry chef who fuses tradition, trend and perfection. More than a familiar face to many, he is a spokesman for culinary knowledge.

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What's included?

  • 1h 25 min HD video
  • 6 recipes
  • 32 lessons
  • Recipe book
  • 7 Quizzes
  • Certificate

Available languages

  • English, Español (VO)
  • English, Español, Italiano (BETA), Français (BETA), Português (BETA), Deutsch (BETA)
Level
  • Beginner

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Ehud Gilboa
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I loved the course and learned a lot from it

I loved the course and learned a lot from it

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Xim Almendro
Posted 1 week ago
Nice course

I love alfajores!

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mh_shaheen23
Posted 2 weeks ago
The course was very interesting

The course was interesting

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Gloriande Raimbert
Posted 3 weeks ago
English version

Unfortunately as from lesson 9 , It is no longer translated yo english

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