Fortune Cookie - recipe
Magic Chinese fortune cookies - a simple recipe for a festive dessert that will always find a place among the sweets at a party and amuse you and your guests.
Needless cookie is a thin pancake wrapping a piece of paper with the prediction or wishes addressed to the consumer.
The story of magic cookies is very mysterious: according to one version, the original version of the goodies contained within the parting of the Bible addressed to the homeless in Los Angeles, who received free cookies. Another version says that the dessert was initially served as a secret repository of revolutionaries notes. Despite the mysterious origin of the story, you probably know that the mysterious cookies with the predictions - an unusually tasty treat and deserves pride of place not only among the American and Asian desserts, where they have gained unprecedented popularity, but also on our modest European tables.
In this article we will deal with how to bake the fortune cookies, a recipe and photo attached!
How to cook the fortune cookies?
Before you make the fortune cookies, you need to prepare yourself predictions. To do this, the paper sheets are cut into strips of 7 cm long and 1.2 cm wide - the parameters are very important, otherwise a note with a message may simply not fit into a cookie. Once, on scraps of paper, you can write whatever you want, the main thing - to do it non-toxic ink. By the way, the message can also be printed using the printer, simply having adjusted the font size of the parameters of the note.
When notes are ready, you are ready to cook the dough for cookies.
- Eggs - 2 pcs .;
- sugar - v .;
- flour - v .;
- salt - tsp;.
- water - 4 tbsp. spoons;
- Vegetable oil - 3 tbsp. spoons;
- vanilla extract - tsp;.
- butter - for greasing the pan.
The proteins dissociate from the yolks and whisk with vanilla extract and butter until foamy appearance. Separately, mix the water, sugar, flour, and vanilla extract so as to obtain an adhesive mass, which must then be gradually administered proteins and knead the dough until complete homogeneity. The result is a fairly liquid mass.
As a supplement to the dough, you can add lemon or orange zest, cinnamon, ground cloves little or poppy.
Baking tray grease with butter (or use baking paper, on the back side of which draw a circle with a diameter of 8 cm, which will help to make your cookies the same size).
All that remains - to put the dough evenly on the baking sheet and send in the oven, preheated to 180 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until the cookies until the edges are golden. Note that the distance between each cookie should be about 4-5 cm, in order that it is not stuck together or spread out during cooking.
Next, we turn off the oven itself, and its door left open at the same time taking out one pastry ready to keep their plasticity. In the center of each "pancake" put a note.
We turn off cookies in half like a taco.
Minimized pastry folded in half in the middle, bending the bottom of the cake with the help of the cup.
Now the cookies should be placed in a baking muffins or cup, or glass of appropriate diameter to form, it has not lost in the process of cooling.
Fortune cookies ready for submission. Serve it can be in its original form, and with the help of decorating frosting, sweet, color, or dusting of edible beads.