Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Bite with Belkys: Christmas Bowtie Cookies
Can you feel the holiday spirit? The lights, gifts and the tasty treats. To help your holiday party, we're showing you how to make foods from the best caterers in town. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Chef: Frank Randazzo
The Caterer: Creative Tastes Catering and Event Production
The Dish: Christmas Bowtie Cookies
1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
1 pinch of salt
1 1/2 tsp of baking powder
2 egg yolk
1 tsp. of vanilla extract
1 cup of powdered sugar
6 cups of canola oil
Method of Preparation:
-Start by placing flour in the center of your food prepping surface. Then, add a pinch of salt, baking powder, two eggs, two egg yolks and vanilla extract.
-Now, start working the dough until a solid mass with elasticity is formed.
-Next, divide the dough into smaller portions.
-Sprinkle some flour on your work surface and roll out the dough to 1/8 of an inch thick. Using a pizza cutter, cut the dough into 3/4 inch wide strips or about 3 inches long.
-Then, tie the strips into knots and fry in hot oil until its a nice golden brown.
-Lastly, drain the cookies over paper towels, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.
Serves: 3 dozen
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Creative Tastes Catering & Event Production
12229 SW 131 Ave
Miami, FL 33186
Talula Restaurant & Bar
210 23rd Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139