Almond London

ALSO made during the Chinese New Year period, this seems to be a relatively new addition to the Raya baked spread with the quirky name still a mystery but the general consensus is that it is not from London since its popularity seem to remain grounded in Malaysia.

This recipe was first published in Flavours magazine.

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Servings
100pieces
Servings
100pieces
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Servings
100pieces
Servings
100pieces
Ingredients
Servings: pieces
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Instructions
To prepare almonds:
  1. Toast the whole almonds in a pre-heated oven at 170°C for 10 minutes.
To make cookies:
  1. Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, milk powder, and cornflour.
  2. Using an electric beater fitted with a paddle, cream butter, brown sugar and salt. Fold in sifted dry ingredients and vanilla essence. Mix to bind.
  3. Using the teaspoon measuring spoon, scoop 1 teaspoon cookie mixture and cover ech almond, shaping into an oblong shape. Place onto pre-greased trays.
To bake:
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C. Bake cookies for 15 minutes or until lightly browned, turning tray midway. Leave to cool.
To decorate:
  1. Melt dark chocolate in a bain-marie. Do the same for white chocolate and place in a piping bag and snip.
  2. Dip cooled cookie into melted dark chocolate and place in paper cup. Pipe fine zig-zag lines of white chocolate on top of cookie and set aside till both chocolates set before storing in jars.

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