Tortita negra

Tortita negra
Type Pastry
Course Dessert
Place of origin Argentina
Main ingredients Flour, salt, butter, milk, brown sugar
Cookbook: Tortita negra  Media: Tortita negra

Tortita negra (little black pastry) is an Argentinean dessert which is flat at its base and round on the sides. They are eaten in Argentina, Colombia and Venezuela. They are a popular food at children's parties.[1]


The recipe includes flour, salt, butter, and milk, and a covering of brown sugar. The name comes from the color it acquires when the sugar is cooked.


  1. McCausland-Gallo, Patricia (2004). Secrets of Colombian Cooking. Hippocrene Books. p. 199. ISBN 978-0-7818-1025-8.
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