Balls in icing sugar and coconut flakes.

Snowballs. Sweet balls in icing sugar and coconut flakes -populyarnye sweets in Scotland. Externally simailr to our favorite candy "Rafaello", but with a different filling.

We will need these ingredients:


125 g flour + for kneading;

125 g flour 1 h. L. baking powder;
1/2 h. L. salt;
75 g of finely crystalline sugar;
75 g butter (cut into cubes);
1 egg;
1 egg yolk;
150 g of powdered sugar;
couple drops of vanilla extract;
75 g unsweetened coconut.


• lightly greased baking sheet;
• 8 paper molds for cupcakes.

Cooking method:

1 Preheat the oven to 200 "C. Sift flour with baking powder, mix with sugar. Mash until smooth and butter into small crumbs, add the egg and yolk. Collect a lot of hands and lightly knead flour pripylennoy on board in a smooth, thick batter. Divide into four equal parts, and then each - another four portions. Roll off each piece into a ball, and passed on to a lightly greased baking tray.

2 Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes, until the balls do not harden and become not golden (and they are a little rastekutsya rasplyuschatsya during baking). Put on the wire rack to cool. Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and mix with vanilla extract and about Vi hour. L. cold water until very thick glaze. Fold pastry in pairs inside the flat sides, obmazyvaya glaze inside and from the top, so to get the balls. Put on the grill. After about 30 minutes the glaze hardens.

3 Sift the remaining icing sugar in a bowl, add a few drops of vanilla extract and about 2 tbsp. l. cold water to get watery glaze, which can be spread. Grease balls ready liquid glaze and sprinkle with coconut. Put another 30 minutes on the grill mounted on the plate. Serve in paper molds.

About the dish:

On 8 pieces:
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Pour time: 1 hour
Cooking time: 12-15 minutes
Oven temperature: 200 ° C

Cookies without glaze can be frozen up to 3 months. Lay on the board or a plate and put in the freezer to harden, then transfer to a freezer bag or container, close tightly and leave in the freezer for storage. Before assembly and decoration dough should thaw completely at room temperature.


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