Monday, August 06, 2007

Almond Cookies Recipe

Wow! Time sure flies...

Had just done an order for almond cookies & coming up next would be a 'huge' pistachio gateaux for an 80-year old grand dame who shares the same birthday with Singapore. : )

Time now to share the recipe for ALMOND COOKIES

225 g plain flour
180 g icing sugar
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
130 g almonds
90 - 100 g corn oil
1 egg yolk (beaten, to be used to brush over dough before baking)

1. Preheat oven at 1500C
2. Fry almonds over low heat and pound. Leave 30 g as topping.
3. Sieve A and B into a bowl and mix.
4. Add in 100 g pounded almond and mix.
5. Pour in corn oil and knead into dough.
6. Flatten dough and cut with cookie cutters.
7. Brush with egg wash and place almond topping.
8. Bake for approximately 20 - 25 minutes till golden brown.
9. Once cool, keep in air-tight container.


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