Almond crescents

Almond crescents

Based on 14 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

20 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
13⅓ g
ground almonds
egg whites
g
sugar
tsp
vanilla sugar
tsp
salt
ml
water
¼ drops
almond extract
orange (zest)
g
confectioner's sugar
confectioner's sugar for dusting
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Utensils

large bowl, hand mixer with beaters, saucepan, fine grater, rubber spatula, plastic wrap, baking sheet, oven, parchment paper, wire rack, fine sieve

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Nutrition per serving

Cal52
Fat4 g
Protein2 g
Carb3 g
  • Step 1/5

    Beat egg whites with hand mixer until stiff peaks form.
    • egg whites
    • large bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Beat egg whites with hand mixer until stiff peaks form.

  • Step 2/5

    Add sugar, vanilla sugar, salt, water, and almond extract to saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar has completely dissolved. Add orange zest and stir in.
    • g sugar
    • tsp vanilla sugar
    • tsp salt
    • ml water
    • ¼ drops almond extract
    • orange
    • saucepan
    • fine grater
    • rubber spatula

    Add sugar, vanilla sugar, salt, water, and almond extract to saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar has completely dissolved. Add orange zest and stir in.

  • Step 3/5

    Remove sugar mix from heat and add to large bowl with ground almonds. Once combined, add egg white and fold to combine. Add confectioner’s sugar bit by bit, until a dough forms. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and place in fridge for approx. 2 hrs.
    • 13⅓ g ground almonds
    • g confectioner's sugar
    • plastic wrap
    • large bowl

    Remove sugar mix from heat and add to large bowl with ground almonds. Once combined, add egg white and fold to combine. Add confectioner’s sugar bit by bit, until a dough forms. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and place in fridge for approx. 2 hrs.

  • Step 4/5

    Pre-heat oven to 150°C/300°F. Remove dough from fridge and form into crescent shapes. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in oven for approx. 15 - 20 min. before removing and setting aside to cool on a wire rack.
    • baking sheet
    • oven
    • parchment paper
    • wire rack

    Pre-heat oven to 150°C/300°F. Remove dough from fridge and form into crescent shapes. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in oven for approx. 15 - 20 min. before removing and setting aside to cool on a wire rack.

  • Step 5/5

    When crescents are cool, roll in confectioner’s sugar to coat. Enjoy!
    • confectioner’s sugar for dusting
    • fine sieve

    When crescents are cool, roll in confectioner’s sugar to coat. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Almond crescents

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