IMG_6179just playing around with icebox cookies ヾ(。◕ฺ∀◕ฺ)ノ… i didn’t think this was a nice set of sunflowers because i laid the log horizontally in the fridge when chilling… so if you like to make this, do chill placing the log vertical so you get a nice round log (* >ω<)… another decoration idea is to insert a pretzel stick into the cookie just after removing from oven… then stand it in a baked chocolate cupcake ヾ(。◕ฺ∀◕ฺ)ノ… just so many ways to beautify the house with your own bakes… isn’t it exciting? о(ж>▽<)y ☆

Ingredients (makes 60 pieces)

IMG_6180180g softened butter
90g icing sugar
20g egg yolk
35g almond meal
180g cake flour
35g pumpkin seeds
15g cocoa powder
10g pumpkin powder

食材(可做 60片)

黄油 180克,软化
糖粉 90克
蛋黄 20克
杏仁粉 35克
蛋糕粉 180克
葵花籽 35克
可可粉 15克
南瓜粉 10克

Directions/做法

IMG_6186– Cream butter with sugar till soft and fluffy and add in egg yolk till well incorporated
黄油和糖混合打发至蓬松状后拌入蛋黄。拌匀

– sift in almond meal and cake flour and mix well
筛入杏仁粉和蛋糕粉、拌匀

– take 1/3 portion of the above dough and sift in pumpkin powder. mix well and chill for 30 mins
取三分之一面团,筛入南瓜粉。混合均匀后冷藏 30分钟

– sift in cocoa powder and place pumpkin seeds into the rest of the original dough and mix well. chill for 30 mins
剩余的面团里筛入可可粉并加入南瓜粉。拌匀、冷藏 30分钟

picshow20140117_141242roll pumpkin dough into a 0.4 x 15 x 40cm rectangle sheet
南瓜面团擀开成 0.4 x 15 x 40厘米长形面片

picshow20140117_141557roll cocoa dough into a 40cm length log (3cm in diameter). place both dough to chill for 30 mins
可可面团擀成 40厘米长(宽 3厘米)的圆柱。南瓜和可可面团冷藏 30分钟

picshow20140117_143403brush pumpkin dough with a little bit of water and place cocoa log on the sheet
南瓜面片刷上少许水,摆上可可圆柱

picshow20140117_143448roll it up and freeze dough for 30 mins
将其卷起、冷冻 30分钟

picshow20140119_094052remove dough from freezer and slice into 0.5cm pieces
面团取出,切成 0.5厘米厚度的面片

picshow20140119_094311using a 5cm fluted cookie cutter, cut each cookie into flower shape
运用 5厘米花边曲奇模具裁切出花边形状

picshow20140119_094732bake in preheated oven with upper heat of 160 degrees C, and lower heat 150 degrees C for 20 mins
送入烤箱上火 160摄氏度、下火 150摄氏度烤 20分钟即可

Personal notes/温馨小贴士:

IMG_6182– i used flaked almonds (instead of pumpkin seeds) and crushed them a little before mixing into the dough
南瓜子我用了杏仁片替代。加入时稍微压碎

– i rolled my pumpkin sheet into a 0.6cm thick sheet and used a 4.6cm fluted cookie cutter
我将南瓜面团擀成 0.6厘米厚度的面片,并用了 4.6厘米花边曲奇模具

– my cookies were baked for 11 mins in preheated oven of 170 degrees C
曲奇用了预热至 170摄氏度烤箱烤了 11分钟

IMG_6185I am submitting this post to Bake Along #57 ~ Chinese New Year Cookies  bake along
IMG_6181i hope these brightens your day like they did for mine ლ(|||⌒εー|||)ლ

Pollution index: 37 (excellent)

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(18) Comments

  • Jozelyn Ng (January 21, 2014)

    everytime you inspire me with your baking! lovely sunflower!

  • Ling Yuen Chin (January 21, 2014)

    哗,太阳花的饼干,很特别!!

  • Qi Qi in the house (January 21, 2014)

    原来是饼干,还以为是巧克力塔咧!哈哈…..

  • Kit (January 21, 2014)

    What a great idea & they look lovely ! 😉

  • 0620 (January 21, 2014)

    可爱的花儿饼干 :)

  • Mel (January 21, 2014)

    I think this edible sunflower cookies looks beautiful. It definitely will brighten up anyone who is having this. Bet it must be yummy too.

  • Veronica (January 21, 2014)

    Who would have thought to make sunflower out of cookies. Brilliant idea! And looks tempting too.

  • 鲸鱼蓝蓝蓝 (January 21, 2014)

    太赞了,我要给满分:)

  • Terry (January 21, 2014)

    Creative and lovely cookies.

  • mosQ 蚊子 (January 22, 2014)

    很漂亮呢! 跟我交换年饼吧~~嘻嘻

  • May Law (January 22, 2014)

    我最爱花朵了, 日葵饼也是我喜爱的花儿, 可以送我几朵吗?

  • Zoe (January 22, 2014)

    Hi Victoria,

    As always, you are brilliant with all your baking ideas!!!

    These sunflower cookies look so cheerful to eat!

    Zoe

  • Sonia (January 22, 2014)

    This cookie sound great! Nice presentation too.

  • kitchen flavours (January 22, 2014)

    Hi Victoria,
    You are so very creative! These sunflower cookies looks so pretty!
    Would definitely bring happy smiles to anyone who sees it! Great job!
    Thanks for linking!

  • lena (January 23, 2014)

    you better hide these sunflower quick, the bees are coming..hehe…very pretty and am sure it\’s very tasty as well. pumpkin powder is in ready made form?

    • Victoria Bakes (January 23, 2014)

      You bet Lena… They r all gone… Yes it is the dried pumpkin powder that are sold in packets in bakery stores

  • Phoebii Song (January 8, 2016)

    Hi Victoria,

    I would like to bake this cookies, but may I know where did you get the pumpking powder from? I mean which store?

    Thank you 🙂

    Phoebii

    • Victoria Bakes (January 8, 2016)

      hi Phoebii, i stay in Beijing so will not know where best you can purchase at your area. but do try your local baking supplies store. it should be easily available as long as you stay in SEA. hope this helps

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