Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Coconut almond shortbread




I just love the combination coconut and almond, this shortbread cookies are an experiment it turn out really well, I've been made this so many times, If I have leftover egg yolk I always thought to make  this shortbread ;)


Ingredients:
-  2 stick unsalted butter ( room temperature )
-  3/4 cup sugar +  4 tbsp for sprinkle/topping
-  4 egg yolk + 1 for wash
-  4 cups flour
-  1 cup sliced almond 
-  1 bag/7 oz tender flake coconut sweetened / divide by two
-  3 tbsp silk pure coconut milk
- 1/2 tsp almond extract

Topping
- 1 egg yolk + 2 tbs  silk pure coconut milk
  ( whisk egg yolk and milk )
- half bag/ 3 1/2 oz  of flake coconut sweetened
- 1/4 cup sugar


Ready to the oven,I can't wait to taste  :)

And It was YUmmY :)



Preparation:
preheat oven on 350  degree F
Beat butter and sugar until soft and fluffy
add egg yolk one at a time
add flour 1 cup at a time, and sliced almond
add half bag/ 3 1/2 oz flake coconut sweetened
add  silk pure coconut milk and almond extract
beat until all ingredients combine
divide the dough by two 
sprinkles flour on kitchen board,roll the  dough about 1/2 inch thick
or on parchmen paper,spread evenly about 1/2 inch thick
brush with egg,and topping with coconut flakes and sprinkles with sugar
put on the baking pan on parchment paper
ready to bake about 25-28  minutes,,,
let them cool for a while,and cut in to desire shape square or rectangle.







11 comments:

Curry and Comfort said...

These look perfect!! I love coconut in baked goods... wish I could have one right now. :)

Peggy G. said...

These look great Ridwan! Definitely a great twist on a classic shortbread =)

Angie's Recipes said...

They look yummy indeed!

Navaneetham Krishnan said...

I am in for anything with coconut and this looks like a simple and wonderful shortbread.

Tina Bk said...

Well, after seeing this I would not want to go back to plain butter shortbread. Great flavor combo-I know by now it is probably long since been eaten, not a piece left! Delicious post!

Engineers Love Cooking said...

Salam Ridwan, look nice and delicious. Easy to do. Will try one day.

Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. said...

I love shortbread! And I love it even more with coconut!

gobakeyourself said...

What a gorgeous biscuit my friend - love to try it :D

Cheers
CCU

Tina (PinayInTexas) said...

Wow! Coconut and almonds --- I couldn't have thought of that combo! This is a wonderful twist to the ordinary shortbread, Ridwan!

Suzi said...

Love coconut and these look fantastic, Ridwan. Congrats on the Top 9, wonderful.

Tara said...

these look AWESOME!!! I am a huge shortbread fan so these are definitely on my "to bake" list:)