White-chocolate chai cake with chai cream cheese filling and white-chocolate fondant icing. Lotus and leaf are modeling chocolate and Cindy (yogi) is modeling paste. Lotus scrollwork is royal icing painted with edible luster dust.
Had real problems with this. Weighed out 7 oz of almond paste but it was a soup. Added enough ground almonds to make a dough and they turned out well. Just need to wait a bit to firm up before you bake them.
You can find ciambelli in every Italian bakery, so very few people still make them at home. They can be flavored with citrus or chocolate. Hard on the interior with a sweet, crunchy sugar coating, these are the classic Italian dunking cookies.
Grandmother’s Forgotten Cookies - Yield: 30 cookies 2 egg whites cup sugar Pinch salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup mini chocolate chips 1 cup chopped pecans, optional Preheat oven to Cover cookie sheets with foil.