Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Baking Fun - Almond and Blueberry Jam Drops

"Once you've started, it's hard to resist the temptation to bake more!" This statement is so true to describe my recent mood now ^^

My recent baking project - Almond and Blueberry Jam Drops which adopted and modified from "The Cookie Collection" by Linda Doeser. Let's check out the recipe and my work ^^

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Ingredients:
[Makes about 30]

* 225g butter, softened
* 140g caster sugar
* 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
* 280g plain flour
* 55g almonds, toasted and chopped
* 4 tbsp blueberry jam
* salt

Steps:

1. Preheat the oven to 190 degree C'. Line 2 baking sheets with baking parchment.

2. Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and mix well with a wooden spoon, then beat in the egg yolk. Sift together the flour and and a pinch of salt into the mixture, add the almonds and stir until thoroughly combined.

3. Scoop out tablespoons of the mixture and shape into balls with your hands, then put them on the prepared baking sheets, spaced well apart. Use the dampened handle of a wooden spoon to make a hollow in the center of each cookie and fill in the hollows with blueberry jam.

4. Bake for 15-18 minutes, until golden brown. Leave to cool on the baking sheets for 5-10 minutes, then using a palette knife, carefully transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

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Baked and left to cool on the rack for about 5-10 minutes.

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The cookies are ready now! ^^

So far, this is the best cookies that I've made. It tasted so soft and yummy ^^ Love it~ By the way, hubby just put in a request to bake the egg tart for him, looks like I'm gonna research a bit and prepare the ingredients =) Will share with you guys soon! Ciao~


uLi

9 comments:

San said...

哇! 流口水中~~~

Agnes Sim said...

when got chance can try ur cookies? :p

iamthewitch said...

Wah wah.. nice!! I also wanna try egg tarts! When you make it, call me lar :P

Small Kucing said...

hmmm turning into a baking blog ah?

Happy New Year

Michelle Y said...

Very yummy!

[SK] said...

wah, now not going everywhere for food but stay at home 阿旺整餅 only woh~~ so nice!! :p

choi yen said...

egg tart not easy to bake ler, wish you good luck ya :)

Mei Teng said...

You've been baking alot lately huh? I like cookies with jam filling in the centre.

I don't like those with cream filling sandwiched between two cookies...like Oreo. Yikes...and same goes to Choc Chip too. I never like those cookies.

Phoebe Kyo said...

I have tried it, it is really nice!! soft & melt in the mouth. can change the cookies name to "Melting Moment"