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Sweet Treats – Yummy Homemade Cookies
Sweet Treats – Yummy Homemade Cookies 03. May 2017

Cookies Recipes

Chef Edmund from The Lakehouse, Cameron Highlands shares his secret recipe for yummy homemade cookies: Irresistible Chocolate Chip Cookies and Breton Biscuit.

Irresistible Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 200gm brown sugar
  • 200gm unsalted butter
  • 200gm caster sugar
  • 500gm all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste*
  • 350gm of chocolate chips
  • 10gm cocoa powder

*If vanilla paste is not available, replace with 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Sift together the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder; set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together unsalted butter, brown sugar and caster sugar and beat with medium speed until well blended. Beat in the eggs and vanilla until it is light and creamy. Mix in the sifted ingredients until it is well blended.
  3. Stir in the chocolate chips and continue blend slowly.
  4. Chill dough in refrigerator for about 30 minutes until firm enough to roll or scoop into 5-grams weight.
  5. Lay the cookies in rows on the baking tray, leaving some space in between each cookie and press with the spoon or with your finger.
  6. Put the baking tray in the preheated oven for about 12 to 15 minutes.

Brenton Biscuits

INGREDIENTS

  • 500gm all-purpose flour
  • 300gm salted butter
  • 200gm icing sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • Egg wash : 1 egg with 1 teaspoon milk

METHOD

  1. Preheat the oven 180ºC. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a bowl; set aside.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar together till a creamy and smooth texture is obtained. Add the eggs and vanilla paste and beat for another minute till it become smoother.
  3. Then slowly combine ingredients from Step 1 into the mixing bowl and continue to beat until the dough become smooth and well blended. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  4. Roll out to approximately 4mm thickness and cut out biscuits.
  5. Lay the cookies in rows on the baking tray, leaving some space in between each cookies and press with the fork.
  6. To prepare egg wash, whisk the egg with milk.
  7. Brush the egg wash on the cookies.
  8. Put the baking tray in the preheated oven for about 12 to 15 minutes.

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