almond pastries

Sicilian pastries made with almonds ingredients:
The best-known Sicilian biscuits in the world. The Sicilian pastry chefs use much almonds to prepare cookies.

INGREDIENTS

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  • 1 kg peeled almonds
  • 700 gr vanilla sugar
  • 300 gr albumen
  • 150 gr candied orange peel
  • 80 gr orange blossom honey
  • To decorate:candied cherries
  • Coffee beans
  • Almonds
  • PROCEDURE

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    Vanilla sugar

    Cut the vanilla beans in half and scrape out the seeds with your knife. Put the sugar and vanilla in a jar. The longer you wait, the more flavor your sugar will get. Place almonds and sugar into your blender and blend.

    Vanilla sugar

    Bowl with flour

    Clean the blender and blend the candied orange peel. Put the flour into a bowl.

    Bowl with flour

    Bowl with ingredients

    Add honey and candied orange peel. Mix and slowly add the egg white. Mix until you have a smooth dough and a little soft.

    Bowl with ingredients

    Sac a poche

    Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a sac a poche with a star shaped hole. Fill the sac a poche and create cookies inside the baking sheet. This procedure can be difficult. Decorate each cookie with a cherry or coffee bean or almond. Keep cookies in the refrigerator over night. %lp0

    Sac a poche

    Heat the oven

    Heat the oven to 180°. The temperature is important to get soft cookies. Remember that these cookies cooling harden. Usually remain in the oven for 10 minutes. Store in an airtight box.

    Heat the oven

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