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Monday, July 11, 2016

Delices and Gourmandises’ vanilla cream cookies finely glazed with chocolate

Delices and Gourmandises offers you a journey into your childhood memories with these biscuits with vanilla cream. Small delicacies to enjoy with family or friends to taste or evening.

Delices and Gourmandises’recipe

For the biscuits
  •  125gr butter
  • 300gr flour
  • 100gr sugar
  • One teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 egg yolks
Mix all ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Remove dough from bowl and knead gently with the fingers. Let stand at least 1 hour in the refrigerator and shape into small balls then spread to a thickness of about 3 mm to 5 mm. Arrange on a plate and bake at 150°C until lightly browned (about 10 minutes).

For the vanilla cream

  • 125gr icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar or a teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 25gr softened butter
  • 10 ml of milk
Mix ingredients together until you get a smooth paste without lumps

For the chocolate icing

Pastry or regular chocolate (about 100gr)
Spread a thin layer of cream on a biscuit and cover with another. Repeat the process for all the biscuits.
Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in a double boiler. For the icing, simply quickly dip one side of the cookies in melted chocolate.

Some tasting tips

It goes without saying that thank to vanilla cream and chocolate icing these cookies will be obviously very sweet so they will be best enjoyed with a glass of milk for small kids or with plain tea or black coffee for adults.
Once prepared, they can be stored without problem from 10 to 15 days in a sealed cookie box.
Feel free to browse the catalog of Delices and Gourmandises to discover other treats to enjoy at home.


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