Boules de Neige (Snowballs)
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Thermomix TM 31
Created: 2012-07-23 09:51
Changed: 2012-07-27 10:59
Total time: 30m
Preparation time: 15m
Baking time: 15m
This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix customer and is therefore not tested by Vorwerk Thermomix. Vorwerk Thermomix assumes no liability, particularly in terms of quantities and success. Please observe the application and safety instructions in our manual.
90 g almonds
90 g hazelnuts
230 g icing sugar
2 egg whites
extra icing sugar for dusting
Preheat oven to 160˚C. Line two baking trays with baking paper.
If necessary, make icing sugar first and set aside. Add almonds and hazelnuts to TM bowl and mill into nut meal 10seconds/speed 9.
Add icing sugar to nutmeal and combine 10 seconds/speed 5.
Set the dial to . Using the interval setting , add enough egg white through the hole in the lid to make a firm paste that can be rolled by hand. Note: you may not need the full quantity of egg white.
Roll the mixture into balls the size of large hazelnuts. Roll each ball in icing sugar to coat thickly and place on baking tray.
Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until well puffed and cooked through. Allow to cool on tray and then transfer to wire rack.
You could easily double and perhaps even triple this recipe. Serve as a petit four with coffee, after dinner or as part of a special morning or afternoon tea. These pretty little biscuits also make lovely gifts - package them in cellophane bags, in little treat boxes or in paper cases (mini muffin cases work well). You can read about the 'making of' in this blog post: http://honeyyoubaked.com/2012/07/23/boules-de-neige-and-a-thermomix-recipe/