Almond is a kind of seed originating from the Middle East and exported to many countries. Now it becomes a common food. Almond seed can be grilled or eaten raw, but it can be used to create many stunning and nutritious dishes, especially almond cakes.
Almond cake is one of the favorite foods by many people, not only do people like the delicious taste, but it also includes a high nutritional value such as vitamins, minerals, fiber which are good for mind and health.
Almond cakes are divided into many kinds such as almond cookies, almond sponge cake, almond milk cake… especially almond tuiles. The word “Tuiles” in French means “Roof tile”. Like other cakes, Almond Tuiles cake can be made easily at home with simple ingredients, simple steps, and cooking utensils, you can make a crispy and greasy Almond Tuiles.
Ingredients for making banh hanh nhan recipe:
- 30g plain flour
- 100g egg-white
- 40g melted butter
- 150g sliced almonds
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 100g sugar
- ½ tsp Vanilla
Steps making Banh hanh nhan recipe:
Turn on microwave oven for 15 minutes to stabilize the temperature before putting butter into microwave oven for 30 seconds to make butter melted.
After butter melting, Take butter out and let it cool.
Filter egg-white through a strainer to get the smooth egg-white liquid. Add egg-white liquid, sugar and salt into a bowl. Whisk the mixture to until white foams appear.
Add plain flour into the mixture, using a whisk to wish the mixture to turn smooth.
Add melted butter into the mixture and whisk well until it is smooth.
Add sliced almonds and use spatula to mix the mixture well.
Prepare a baking tray, spray a cooking oil layer or spread some butter on the surface of parchment paper to take the cake easily after baking.
Ladle a teaspoon of the mixture and pour into baking tray, using the back of the spoon or fork to spread a thin layer of the mixture.
Put the baking tray into the oven with 1600C-1800C for 10-12 minutes until the Almond Tuiles get a golden color.
Remember to watch out the Almond Tuiles because baking time depends on oven’s temperature.
When the Almond Tuiles become golden, you can take them out, using a peel shovel or a flat knife to flip the cake.
Step 10: Shape the Almond Tuiles:
The fastest way is place the Almond Tuiles into a Baguette baking tray or any tools with a curvature such as rolling pin or a glass. When it gets cold, it will be crispy and has beautiful shape.
Note when you make the Almond Tuiles at home
- It depends on the taste, you can reduce sugar.
- The best way to preserve is putting in cool refrigerator compartment. Do not forget to put the cake in a tightly closed jar after it has cooled down.