Principes /princes (chilean treats)

280 grams all purpose flour

8 yolks

1 egg

10 cc rum

Filling

2 cups of dulce de leche

Frosting

4 whites egg

1 cup granulate sugar

Pinch of salt

Method

Sift flour and place on the table and make a hole in the center then place the egg yolks and mix well.
Aside beat egg and rum and add forming an elastic dough that does not stick to your fingers.
If you stick to add a little more flour.
Let the mixture stand for 20 minutes at room temperature.

Preheat oven to 180 ° c.
Stretching a portion of the dough with a roll pin leaving approximately 2 mm thick.
If you want to cut the princes can be elongated in one mold of cookies or other.
If you want to cut in round alfajores
.
Placing cash them in a lightly greased cookie sheet with butter.
Before baked mark with a moist fingertip each mass to the center ( So stay slightly raised at the edges such as alfajores)
Click each dough with a fork about 3 or 4 times.
Bake about 4 to 5 minutes should be viewing because they are fast.
They should be slightly golden-
Let them cool before filling with dulce de leche.

For the meringue in a bowl place the four whites and mix with the bowl over a saucepan with water (a double boiler)
Beat well until stiff until dissolved sugar crystals.

When the meringue is firm covered sweets (princes)
Cook by a while in the oven at low temperature (190 ° C)
for 20 minutes until dry but still white.

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