With a pleasant creamy note cookies and light, with a bright lemon flavor cream just created for each other. Cookies are good in themselves. Crumbly, it is impossible to break away from it. Accompanied by the cream, it becomes soft, tender. This is not only a delicious, fragrant treat, but also a great gift for the New Year.
0,25teaspoonsTurmericoptional, for bright color, or yellow food coloring
Sift the flour, starch and baking powder. Mix everything well
Cut the butter into cubes and RUB with a spoon with sugar and vanilla sugar.
Add the egg, salt and mix thoroughly with a spoon.
Gradually add the flour mixture, continuing to work with a spoon.
Then knead the dough with your hands. It turns out elastic. Very pleasant to work with. Wrap the dough with cling film and put it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
While the dough is cooling, prepare the cream.
In a saucepan, pour the sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice. All quickly stir with a whisk to avoid lumps. Then pour in the water and mix well.
Put on a medium heat and cook until the cream is slightly thickened, stirring constantly with a whisk. To get a beautiful intense color, you can use turmeric or a drop of yellow gel dye.
Still warm, the cream will be slightly liquid, but when cooled will reach the desired consistency. Let it cool completely at room temperature.
The cream is quite versatile. You can stuff them with cookies, pies, spread on toast.
It can be stored in the refrigerator for several days, covered with cling film in contact with the surface. You can also freeze the cream and then defrost it in the refrigerator as needed.
Roll out the dough with a rolling pin in a layer 3 mm thick. Cut out cookies of any shape. In half of them, make a hole in the center.
Put the blanks on a baking sheet covered with baking paper. Bake in a preheated 180 ° oven for 10 minutes. Allow to cool completely on the grill.
Blanks with a hole put on the grid and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Take a whole cookie, top with a teaspoon of lemon cream.
Put a cookie with a hole on top.That's all. The cookies are ready. It is advisable to let it stand for an hour at room temperature. And to bring to the table.
Tender, fragrant cookies. Cook with pleasure and please your loved ones.