Homemade pastries differ not only in the way of cooking, but also in their high content of beneficial vitamins and microelements. After all, even shortbread dough products can be chosen more fresh, while relatives and relatives will always be happy with hot or warm baked shortbread cookies..
|Wheat flour –||0.4 kg|
|egg –||1 PC.|
|butter –||200 g|
|sugar –||½ cup|
|salt and soda –||on 3 g (pinch)|
|Time for preparing: 90 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 440 Kcal|
Simplicity, ease, the minimum set of products for making dough is great for baking homemade shortbread.
Before starting the preparation, hold the butter at room temperature so that it becomes soft, not liquid, or freeze well, and then grate into a deep container. To him pour sugar, salt and whisk well, whisk until the grains are completely dissolved..
After that, into the mass to drive an egg, again carefully mix. Sift flour and pour to the rest of the products with soda.
Quickly remove the dough so that it does not have time to warm up too much, because baking after that will become hard and brittle..
According to its consistency, shortbread dough should be soft, not stick to hands and have a matte lemon color..
It should be placed in the refrigerator for one hour and only after that you can start baking cookies, which takes about fifteen minutes at a temperature of 190 °. In this case, the rolled layer for dessert should be no thicker than eight millimeters..
There are plenty of options for making shortbread, including creating it without using eggs and animal fats. Cookies can be served with jam, jam, tea and fruit compote. It turns out to be soft, lean and rather low-calorie compared to other types of dessert. For cooking will require:
- flour – 2.5 cups;
- deodorized vegetable oil – 200 ml;
- sugar – 150 g;
- water – 200 ml;
- salt – 3 g.
Dough preparation time excluding preparation of food is one hour, and the energy value of 100 grams will be equal to 390 kcal.
At first it will be necessary to cool the water very strongly – it should be icy, but not frozen. Pour oil into it, add sugar, salt and using a blender, beat until
acquisitions of this mass of white.
Flour should be sifted and, adding parts to the oily liquid, knead a rather steep, non-sticky dough, which should be dull. It is better to leave it in the fridge for one hour before cooking, so that when it rolls out, it becomes more plastic..
If it is possible, then it is better to replace the vegetable oil with butter (200 g) in the recipe, and use sour cream (120 g) instead of water. It will be easier to roll the dough thinly, reduce the consumption of flour, which will make baking without eggs softer, and fresh cookies will not be so fat.
The main rule when creating shortbread dough, of course, is that all dishes that are used for cooking should be cold, like the products themselves..
But there is always an exception to the rules and if the time for cooking cookies with jam is limited, you can also use the recipe for which you need:
- 3 eggs;
- 200 g margarine;
- 1 tbsp. sugar (fine sand);
- 50 g of powdered sugar;
- 25 g ground cinnamon;
- 0.4 kg of flour;
- 1 tbsp. jam (thick);
- 150 g ground nut kernels.
In total, the process of cooking dough will take forty minutes, and the cookies are baked for twenty minutes in the oven. The caloric content of one hundred grams of this flour semi-finished product is 450 kcal.
Any selected flour before kneading should be sifted through a sieve. Separate and whisk the eggs yolks. Pour flour into a bowl, make a depression in the center, into which you can add sugar, soft crushed margarine, yolks and cinnamon. Stir the mixture inside and knead the dough quickly. Send it in the fridge for thirty minutes.
Cookies can be made in several ways, but for quick baking, you should divide the dough into small balls. They need to pin down, make a cake, and in the center squeeze out the bottom of the glass small notches, which sprinkle with nuts and put them in half a teaspoon of jam.
Cookies will be baked for fifteen minutes in a preheated to 220 ° oven. Top each should be sprinkled with powdered sugar and leave to cool directly on the baking sheet so as not to break..
Due to the fact that when creating shortcrust dough, very few products are always available in the kitchen, this type of dessert is the most affordable, well-known and popular. Cookies can be eaten with jam, jam, sour cream and cream. For making dough under the molds you will need:
- flour – 3 cups;
- chicken egg – 1 pc .;
- granulated sugar – 180 g;
- margarine – 250 g;
- soda – ½ tsp.
Forty minutes will be spent on making a blank for baking cookies, and a hundred calories will contain 457 kilocalories..
In a separate container you need to pour sugar, hammer an egg and carefully beat everything up to complete dissolution of all the sweet grains. Margarine should be well softened and only then added to the egg mass, which should be mixed to a state similar to cottage cheese.
Only after that pour sifted flour, soda. Quickly knead the dough so that it does not have time to heat up, roll it into a ball, which you wrap with cling film and place in the refrigerator for half an hour.
At the expiration of this time, the dough is divided into parts and rolled into a layer with a thickness of four millimeters (up to a maximum of 8 mm). To make a beautiful cookie, you should take the molds and make blanks that will be baked for twenty minutes at a temperature of 180 °.
Many people remember from childhood how beautiful sand cookies were made on the table, made in an original, very interesting form, which was given to them with the help of a meat grinder. The recipe for making this blank in the form of dough is very simple. To make such a light but terribly tasty dessert, you will need:
- 3 egg yolks;
- 180 grams of sugar;
- 120 ml low-fat sour cream;
- 3 tbsp. flour;
- 120 g margarine (butter);
- 10 g of soda;
- 3 g salt.
The time taken to create a cake mix for cookies will be forty-five minutes, the cookies are baked twenty, while the nutritional value of one hundred grams of dough is 350 kcal.
Yolks need to grind with sugar, margarine to a uniform consistency. To the resulting mass pour sour cream, pour soda and gently mix everything. Flour should be added gradually, observing the consistency of the dough, which should be thick and not stick to your hands..
Preparation for cookies will need to be divided into several parts and placed in the refrigerator for thirty minutes. At the end of this time, get parts of the semifinished product and, scrolling them in a meat grinder, cut with a knife, forming cookies of the required size (5-8 cm). In the preheated oven, they will need to be baked on a baking sheet covered with paper at a temperature of 180 °.
Shortbread dough biscuits should be very tender, soft, tasty and fragrant. There are several tips for making a cake mix for this dessert:
- You should not feel sorry for butter, margarine for dough – the tenderness of a sweet dish depends on it;
- The crumbs at the very beginning of cooking need to be finely ground by hand – the dough will be on need crumbly in its structure;
- Products before baking should be pierced with a fork, a toothpick – so that the cookies are well baked;
- Baking sheet, paper, baking dish is not required to be additionally lubricated with oil;
- Sand preparation is combined with fruits, berries, cottage cheese, caramel, nuts for filling cookies;
- Quick kneading makes the dough not so hard and tight;
- The oven must be preheated before baking..
After several experiments creating shortbread dough for cookies, which consists in adding fragrant and useful secondary ingredients (cinnamon, vanilla, powder, cottage cheese, jam, jam), you can treat your guests, relatives and friends with amazingly tasty homemade cookies..