Saturday, 12 March 2011

Sablé Hollandais

Photo By Anna

Today I will share some nice cookies  recipe with you. They are look impressive, are they? This is one of my final exam at Le Cordon Bleu. I choose this cookie to be my first recipe because it not difficute to make and they are cute and tasty. I'm sure you will like it!!


125 g               Soft flour (T55)          
50 g                 Icing sugar                 
100 g               Cold Butter                            
1                      Egg yolks                   
Pinch of           salt
5 g                   Cocoa powder            
100 g               Hazelnuts, Chopped
1                      egg white (for stick)

Yield : aproximately 16 cookies

1.      Sift Flour, icing sugar, and salt together.
2.      Cut cold butter in to small cubes then rub into dry ingredient until it becomes sandy texture.
3.      Add yolks and mix with scraper until it forms the dough.
4.      Divide the dough in half. Add cocoa powder into half mixture and mix until combine.
5.      Flat both colours dough separately, wrap with cling film and then chill in the refrigerator until firm.
6.      Dust flour slightly on the marble. Roll each dough to 0.5 cm thick. Stick them together (white colour on top) by brush thin layer of egg white, and then trim the edge to make nice rectangular shape.
7.      To make swirl pattern. Brush egg white on top, then rolls the dough tightly and seals the end with egg white.
8.      Wrap with cling film and chill well.
9.  Brush the dough with egg white and then roll into chopped hazelnuts.
10.  Cut the dough 0.5cm thick, and then bake on tray at 160°c for 15 – 20 min or until the back side of the cookie become golden brown.

 This is very nice nutty cookies. I'm sure you can't stop eating  these ^ ^"


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