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Christmas Chocolate bredele
Christmas Chocolate bredele
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Alsatian Christmas cookies (bredele) comes in many variations of shapes and flavors. Every family bake their own cookies and have their own traditions when it comes to these small treats. These chocolate snowballs are crispy on the outside but soft on the inside. I recommend preparing several batches with different chocolate each time, this way they will last longer.

Ingredient List for 6 servings:
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75 gr Grated chocolate
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100 gr Icing sugar
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1 Egg
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15 gr Flour
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130 gr Almond flour
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1 teaspoon Cinnamon powder
Oven temperature:
140 degrees Celsius
Instructions:
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Mix with an electrical mixer the icing sugar and the egg. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix to a dough.
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Pour some icing sugar on a plate and dip your hand in it and roll the dough to small round balls. Place on a baking sheet.
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Let the cookies rest for 4 hours.
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Preheat the oven at 140 degrees Celsius and place the cookies in the middle of the oven for 10 minutes. Take the out and let them cool down.
A selection of recipes from the same country.
This recipe is from France , Alsace.
These Alsatian Christmas cookies are shaped as mini bretzels and topped with a sweet glazing. The glaze can be made with any taste you prefere. It is common to make these cookies long in advance before Christmas, as early as in November. This has to do with that the cookies are usally placed in a tin box with a baking paper.
This is a sponge roll with a different jam made of the mini plums named Mirabelle. They are typical fruits of the region Lorraine in the north east of France. These plums are mainly eaten as fruit but also very popular for jam or other dessert due to their sweetness.
Kougelhopf is a dry cake which originates from Alsace in France. It has a brown outside that is covered with icing sugar. The cake is often eaten together with coffee or tea, but can be served at breakfast as well. This is the traditional recipe of the cake with raisins, but other variations with almonds, or fruits can also be found.
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