Conchas Blancas (White Shells)

Conchas Blancas (White Shells)
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  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract or freshly ground cinnamon
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick), at room temperature
  • Pinch fine salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • For the topping::
  • + 9 more ingredients
    • Vegetable oil, for coating the bowl
    • 2 sticks (8 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons, at room temperature
    • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons fine salt
    • 4 ½ cups bread flour
    • ¾ cup granulated sugar
    • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
    • 1 ¼ cups whole milk, at room temperature
    • For the dough::

For the dough: Place milk in a small bowl, add yeast, and stir to combine; let sit 5 minutes. Place sugar and 4 cups of the flour in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a hook attachment and mix on low speed to combine. Pour in milk-yeast mixture and mix until all of the flour is moistene...

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