Saturday, July 13, 2013

Food in Process: white chocolate biscuits

A while ago, I've made these for my friend: white chocolate biscuits with grated 
coconut on top. Her favorite type of chocolate is indeed the white chocolate.
While mine is the dark chocolate, so much cacao flavor and a lot healthier than
the white fatty version.

Now, I've spend 30 minutes on watching dessert recipe at Youtube, and
one of them is this 'Instagram chocolate mousse cake' that will not only put a
smile on children faces, as well on the adults! But this cake is way to intimated
for me: it takes 2 days, lots of measuring + 2 type of chocolate mousses.
And I don't like to fail haha.

Anyway I'm designing a new bloglayout and can't wait to be finished!
What I have noticed that alot of blogs have this 'scrollwithyou menubar'.
I want that too!! So I'm coding and re-writing the html template.
Not my favorite kind of thing to do because one tiny mistake (misplacing
a comma for example) and your entire layout is ruined. Grr.

So whats your favorite type of chocolate? (mine: dark chocolate & nuts)

Da recipe:1 egg, 100 gr sugar ( ½cup ), 65 gr melted butter ( ⅓cup ), pinch of salt, 165 gr plain flour ( 2x ⅓cup ), half tsp. baking powder, 100 gr white chocolate, 20 gr grated coconut, 1 tbsp. vanilla extract   

Melt butter. 

Yeah I know, I really should get a decent piping bag because this garnish pen is really not suitable for this job... 

Do not make this round circle ring. Scroll down to see why. 

And this is what you'll get, nothing but a ordinary round biscuit really. 

At the end I asked myself why on earth did I pipe these out, when its all coated in chocolate? Who cares because it taste good!

Da Steps:
  1. Whisk the egg, stir in the melted butter, vanilla extract and the salt. 
  2. Strain all the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder) and combine these with the egg mixture.
  3. Cover the bowl and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  4. Pre-heat oven 200°C (392°F). 
  5. Scoop the dough mixture into a piping bag and pipe fun shapes on a prepared baking tin with parchment paper. 
  6. Bake 10 minutes.
  7. Let the cookies cool off on a grid.
  8. Melt the white chocolate in the bowl, under a pan of hot water. Careful: don't let the bowl touches the water. 
  9. Use a knife and spread the melted white chocolate on top of the cookies and sprinkle some coconut on top. Let the white chocolate set and you're done!
Good luck!

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  1. Yum!! I'm definitely a dark chocolate kind of person and I don't really like white chocolate but this looks sooo good especially with the coconut on top. And pretty too!!

  2. Oh my, this looks soooo yummie!

    X Laura

  3. Mmmmm looks so good !!

  4. oh my, this looks like heaven! Volgens mij was het echt super lekker! X

  5. I love baking! This combination of white chocolate and coconut sounds gorgeous! Yummy, I could eat one now :) xx

  6. Oh my, this does look delicious! Ik vind pure chocolade ook altijd veel lekkerder, melk is het vieste hehe! Ik ben benieuwd naar je nieuwe layout!! x

  7. aawh, dat is wel een beetje jammer van die ronde ding koekje, haha ><! De koekjes zien er erg lekker uit zeg! Ik houd van witte chocolade :D

  8. It looks so good. I have to try this.
    I'm following you now, hope you follow back.

  9. Gosh this looks sooooo good. Staring at this post during midnight is not a good idea. So tempted for a late night snack now. haha

    xx Mandy

  10. My mouth is actually kinda watering right now. It looks so good!! Too bad I was never a good baker. I tend to always burn things! I hope you and your friend enjoyed those delicious looking suckers!!

  11. Amazing !!! <3

  12. Looks so delicious. I really must to try it! ^__^

  13. OMG this is amazing!!!!
    You're such a good cooker!!
    I want them now :-D :-D

    Have a lovely and plenty of sweets sunday


    Piera Anastasia

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  15. Echt crea bea. Ben jaloers op jouw kookkunsten!

  16. Oh my :3
    I just woke up and I don't want breakfast anymore, I want desert!

  17. Those are such cute cookies! Dark chocolate is my favorite too because I prefer the slightly bitter flavor rather than the overly sweet white chocolate. That's a shame that the swirl cookie ended up looking like a normal one. .__.

  18. I am craving for some of these biscuits right now!! They look so heavenly, crisp. Will surely satisfy my sweet tooth.

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Yes I use an electronic handmixer to beat egg first at very high speed then add the rest of ingredients (except pecan which I add last and just use a spatula to fold them in).

  19. Oh wow, I'm not usually a cookie person but these look incredible! This reminds me that I really need to start baking again...

  20. My favourite is definitely dark chocolate as well, but I'll take anything really - these cookies look really good!

  21. Wow Yuuuuuuuum these look so good!!
    I'm having americano in a cafe, these pictures make me want to have some sweets haha

  22. Ik wil de witte en de zwarte. YUM!

  23. En met zwart bedoel ik dus puur. God, dit krijg je er van als je 's ochtends vroeg comments achterlaat. Hahaha

  24. I hate that about coding too. u.u Spend all night looking for a misplaced comma. Haha.

    Dairy milk chocolate for meeeeeee. Pity the circle didn't work. It looked awesome.

  25. Yumm! The biscuits are adorable, they must taste good :)

  26. Ziet er echt super lekker uit! Yummy! Doet me een beetje denken aan die spookjes van smoeltje!

  27. These cookies look absolutely fantastic mei! You are quite the excellent dessert maker! :) My favorite chocolate would have to be milk chocolate. I love that brand "Crunch" :D

    Joyce @

  28. Thanks for your kind words on my last post!
    Love the shapes of the biscuits, I need to try this, too!

    Have a fantastic day,

  29. It looks sooo delicious! White chocolate is my favorite after all ;)

  30. These look absolutely delicious! I like white chocolate, but I think I like the rich and slightly bitter taste of dark chocolate even more ^_^

  31. Wat zien ze er goed uit! Alleen zou ik bruine chocolade gebruiken, ik hout niet zo van witte.

  32. You have such talent for cooking/baking! It looks delicious and fun to make !

  33. It looks really good! Now I want to try making these myself!

  34. Great blog!!!
    Thanks for sharing the recipe, looks delicious!

  35. Yum this looks so good! :) And the frosting looks wonderful too. I wish I could make food too, haha.

  36. This looks so yummy. My favorite chocolat is the same as your. Dark with nuts.

    xx Mira

  37. Mmmm dat ziet er goed uit! Ik maakte eens zelf wafels met gesmolten witte chocola ^^ Trouwens, een deel van je reacties op mijn blog was in mn spamfolder gekomen! haha dus ik lees ze nu pas.. ik denk dat het komt door je bloglink ;) Over die houten haaknaalden, ik denk dat het wel mag als ze zo dik zijn dat je er niemand mee kunt verwonden :P xx

  38. mm I love dark chocolate and nuts as well! this looks scrumptious too! :)

    Metallic Paws

  39. What a lovely friend you are because that look freaking amazing. My favourite chocolate is dark chocolate too but atm I'm loving Cadbury Marvellous Creations bar with jelly and popping candy *drools*

    Kah-Feh Yen
    I'm currently running a MAC lipstick and other goodies giveaway.

  40. I like all kinds of chocolate.
    OMG Mei, this looks soo goood!!
    You're such a good cook / baker!

  41. OMG. I just cant visit your blog when I am hungry!!!!!! Love how "un-perfect" the cookies look!! Too yummy!
    thanks for sharing! xx
    Alice Barton ♥ TheMowWay

  42. to my ears. That looks delish!

  43. can't wait to see your new blog design. i looove milk chocolate. and white! yum~~

  44. these look way too yummy! I so wanna try!


  45. it look so good, i have to try it

  46. This looks so delicious. I am so much excited to taste one now itself.

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