Lovely Spring Time Ume & Sakura Langue De Chat Cookies


Feel the arrival of Spring with these popular favourites Strawberry Ume & Sakura Langue de Chat cookies!


This recipe uses the Langue de Chat Template Mat

Egg Whites               40g ( roughly from 1 64g egg with shell)
Caster Sugar            20g
Cream of Tartar.       1/8 tsp

Unsalted Butter         40g
Caster Sugar             15g
Strawberry Powder   1.5 tsp
Sakura Liquor            1 tsp (optional)
Salt                             a pinch
Cake Flour                  40g
Almond Powder          10g
Chocolate                    for decorations

1) Preheat your oven at 180 degrees Celcius.
2) Make a meringue by whipping the ingredients egg whites, sugar and cream of tar tar until a stiff peaks form.
3) Next, using a whisk, cream the butter, sugar, salt until it is light and fluffy. Then add in sakura liquor (optional) and strawberry powder and mix till combined.
4) Add Meringue from step 1 and combine.
5) Sift in the flour & almond powder, and then fold gently.
6) Line a baking tray with parchment paper and then lay the Langue de Chat Cookies Mat on top.  Spread the mixture onto the template mat or pipe with freehand. Using a scrapper or pallet knife, even out the batter into each mould of the mat.
7) Bake for 10 mins at 180 degrees C. Once cooked, remove from heat and place the flowers in a cupcake mould and gently press the cookies downwards to form a shape.
8) Decorate with melted chocolate when cooled.

Recipe by: Candice Cheong. Follow Candice for more recipes at @dice97 

Candice Cheong stems from an Advertising and Marketing Communications background having graduated from the University of Canberra, Australia and has been working in marketing for more than 20 years. At StarHub 2004, she is heavily involved in marketing services for Cable TV advertising sales and proceeded to head a marketing team at The Asian Food Channel in 2009, overseeing PR and digital marketing regionally across 7 markets in ASIA. She then moved on to JFCTV in 2013 where she launched and marketed the Japanese cable channel over different platforms locally. Her passion for food then led her to Alchemist / Spoonful in 2016 where she spearheads Marketing and overseas all social media platforms. At Alchemist, she finds herself inspired by fellow colleagues and the food industry, further fuelling her hobby in baking. Besides food, she has an innate passion for all things Japanese, travel, and a keen interest in photography and videography. 

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