Monday, October 12, 2009

Egg White Square Cookies



Sharing with everyone another alternative to get rid of your left over egg whites. You can purchase the stencil from Kitchen Capers retail store.

Recipe

Ingredients
60g butter
55g caster sugar
2 egg whites (about 80g)
1/4tsp vanilla essence
70g plain flour (sift)

chocolate paste/cocoa powder

Steps:
1. Preheat oven at 180C.
2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
3. Slowly beat in the egg white and vanilla essence until well combined.(If batter curdle add in some flour.)
4. Fold in the flour into Step 3 and mix to form a smooth batter.
5. Mix 1tsp of the plain batter with chocolate paste.
6. Spoon the chocolate batter into a piping bag and set aside.
7. Place the stencil on a piece of ungreased parchment paper or silicon mat.
8. Spoon some batter onto the stencil.
9. Use a palette knife to smooth out the surface and fill up the holes.
10.Carefully remove the stencil and pipe the chocolate batter on the surface to create pattern on it.
11.Carefully transfer the paper onto a baking tray.
12.Bake in a preheated oven for 8-10mins or until lightly browned.
13.Cool on wire rack and keep in an airtight containers.

9 comments:

Sonia said...

Thanks for sharing, how a good idea to get rid of egg white.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Sonia,

You r most welcome. :)
Sometime I'm lazy to bake macarons so can use this recipe and most important I can control the sweetness of the cookies.

Dana said...

nice cookies...is it the crunchy type???

Happy Flour said...

Hi Dana,

Thanks, it crunchy and has a nice buttery taste and smell.

Anonymous said...

Hi,

I can't find the stencil in KC's catalogue. Did you just buy this recently? How much did the stencil cost? Thanks.

regds,
christine

Happy Flour said...

Hi Christine,

You have to go to KC store, it cost $3.00.

Anonymous said...

I see. Thanks!

christine

Hong Lian said...

mine out out to be hard. Can you advise what went wrong

Happy Flour said...

Hi Hong Lian,

Either you had over baked the cookies or the oven temperature is too high.