Mélusine Christmas Cakes – Orange Bredele

  • Greedy 8 people
  • Preparation 20 minutes
  • Cooking 10 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

For the cakes

  1. 120g unsalted butter Grand Fermage

    80g sugar

    2 egg yolks

    1 unwaxed orange

    Pinch of salt

    250g flour

    ½ tsp. baking powder

For the icing

  1. 150g icing sugar

    2 tbsp. icing sugar

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Preparation

Method for the cakes

  1. Zest the orange and set aside.

  2. In a bowl, beat the softened butter and the sugar into a batter.
  3. Add the egg yolks, the grated orange zest and 1 tablespoon of orange juice.
  4. Mix in the flour, salt and yeast, and knead until you form a dough.
  5. Roll the dough out to a depth of 2mm. Cut out shapes with a cookie cutter and place them on a greased or lined baking tray.
  6. Cook them in a preheated oven at 220°C for 10 minutes.

For the icing

  1. Mix together the icing sugar and the orange juice. If it’s too thick, add a splash of warm water.
  2. Once the cakes have completely cooled, ice them with the sugar and orange juice icing mixture.

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