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This Nutella Stuffed Conchas recipe is for all my fellow chocolate lovers.
The first time I had this dessert was in Mexico. MIND BLOWN!
How to describe it? Insanely, OMG, where-have-you-been-all-my life good.
It’s so easy to make too. Just one bite and you’ll be in chocolate heaven.
More Mexican Desserts:
Carlota de Limon
Arroz con Leche
How to Make It
- Gently hold the side of the concha.
- Cut the conchas in half.
Conchas are Mexican sweet bread usually found in chocolate or vanilla. You’ll recognize them from the topping shaped like a seashell, hence the name.
Use a good serrated knife to cut through the bread easily. Be sure to place the top half UP, or the sugar topping might come off.
Pro Tip:The topping will crumble. It’s inevitable. To avoid all of it from falling off, hold onto the sides of the concha when slicing.
- Spread Nutella all over the bottom half of the concha.
- Add a generous amount. It will act like the glue for the strawberries.
Is Nutella good or bad for you?
It’s not very nutritious. It is high in sugar, calories, and fat.
This is a dessert, and spoiling yourself with a sweet treat once in a blue moon is ok… right?
- Add sliced strawberries.
- Create one layer of strawberries.
The strawberries add freshness to this dessert.
Let’s face it, Nutella and strawberries are a match made in heaven.
Great Idea!Also try this recipe with bananas, mango, or a variety of berries instead of strawberries.
- Add Nutella on top of the strawberries.
- This will act as the glue for the top half of the concha.
You can also do this on the bottom of the top half. Be very careful with the sugar topping. It is fragile.
Instead of adding chocolate on top of the strawberries, you can also add whipped cream.
Other kinds of stuffed conchas (or conchas rellenadas) – Concha Strawberry Shortcake where the filling is not chocolate but whipped cream.
Try an ice cream filling too!
- Add the top half of the concha.
- Serve immediately.
Freshly baked pan dulce does not last very long. It must be used within 2-3 days after bringing it home. If they go stale, you can also make Conchas Bread Pudding.
There are different flavor conchas – chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, even unicorn. The combination of what you can stuff them with is endless!
How do you eat it?
Just like a donut. TAKE A BITE out of it! With regular conchas, some people will dip it in a glass of milk.
With this dessert, it might be a little hard. The stuffing will come out.
More Desserts You Might Like:
Abuelita Chocolate Frosting
Mexican Fried Bananas
Nutella Stuffed Conchas are decadent, rich, and chocolatey. They’re easy to make and easy to eat. Hope you enjoy!
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Nutella Stuffed Conchas
- 2 conchas
- 1 cup Nutella
- 1 cup sliced strawberries
- Hold one of the conchas by the sides and slice in half.
- Be sure not to touch the fragile sugar topping.
- Place the top half UP so as none of the sugar topping falls off.
- Spread a thick layer of Nutella on the bottom half.
- Add a layer of strawberries on top of the Nutella.
- Add another layer of Nutella on top of the strawberries.
- Place the top half on top of the Nutella and strawberries.
- Repeat with the second concha.