- 60 g hazelnuts, finely ground
- 250 g butter, at room temperature
- 50 g corn starch
- 75 g icing sugar
- 250 g all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) cardamom
- 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
- 150 g chocolate couverture 65%, for coating
- 150 g jam, of your choice
Petit fours cookies
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
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- Preheat the oven to 190* C (379* F) set to fan.
- Combine the finely ground hazelnuts, butter, corn flour, flour and vanilla extract in a bowl. Use your hands or a mixer until the mixture comes together to form a dough.
- Fit a piping bag with a star tip and fill it with the mixture.
- Line 2-3 baking pans with parchment paper.
- Pipe mixture onto baking pans, creating strips that are 5-6 cm long and leaving a 2 cm space between them.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes.
- When the cookies are ready, remove from baking sheets and place on a wire rack until cool.
- Place the chocolate in a bowl. Melt in the microwave, set at 800 watts for 1 minute.
- Dip the cookies in the melted chocolate halfway. Place them back on a wire rack until the chocolate cools and hardens.
- When ready, fill a piping bag with a round tip with some jam or jelly.
- Pipe jelly on the “inner” side of the cookies and cover with another cookie to make a sandwich with 2 cookies.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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