I wish i can stay but i cant.. i hv to start baking soon or i will never get it done on time.. thought i'd share a recipe which u might want to try out for the upcoming festive season.. i know its a little too early but i hv to start thinking abt it since this year we plan to gv homebaked goodies to our non muslim friends and since i love to try out new recipes.. why not start with this one.. its simple.. u can bake it even when ur in a hurry.. just bake the cookies and forget abt the melted chocolate and ur good to go.. i decided to add melted chocolate simply bec it looks much more presentable as a gift..
250g salted butter
125g icing sugar
2 tbsp valrhona cocoa powder
380g top flour - i used cake flour
100g Semi sweet chocolate chips
1 tsp vanilla
80g of roasted almond - i added
Melt butter till liquid state
Add icing sugar to it and stir till well mixed. Add vsnilla to mix.
Finally add flour, cocoa powder and chocolate chip and stir till it forms into a firm dough.
Scoop using cookie scoop or spoon on a baking tray - i used ice cream scoop hehe
Bake in preheated oven 180C for 15 mins
Remove to cool completely bef storing.
Note: I used melted Marmer chocolate and white chocolate couverture for the topping.
This simple recipe is actually fm the owner of Kitchen Capers, Chef Gina Choong.. she gave it to me during one of my visits there to buy my baking supplies.. u can shape it anyhow u want it to be and the pic below is the ice cream scoop that i used for this recipe.. the diameter of this scoop is abt 1"
Have a good mid week everyone cos this week is gonna be another hectic one for me.. cant wait to go to KL next week!