Jakarta, TOPNews Indonesia –
Make pastry is an activity that is identical and eagerly awaited ahead Eid. Although this year Eid may not be celebrated with extended families because of the recommendation to stay at home to reduce the rate of the corona virus infection curve.
But this doesn’t mean that you can’t forget the tradition of making these pastries. The cookies you make are still delivered for Eid for the sake of connecting the delayed silahturami on holidays.
Take your little one to help you make pastries at home. But make sure you know the tips and tricks for making Eid cookies so they don’t fail, are crunchy, and taste good.
The following are tips and tricks for failing to make pastries.
Mix the butter and sugar
Usually butter and sugar are whipped together at the beginning of the process of making pastries. But be careful, read carefully the instructions for the recipe for the cake that you make.
To produce crispy cookies, beat the two ingredients until they are pale white. Make sure the dough is completely pale (white in color) and the sugar has dissolved. In some cases, there are people who tend to be impatient to beat until they turn pale. Often in order to speed up baking, people put other ingredients before they turn white. The resulting cake was not as crispy as expected.
Don’t over mix either, as the cookies will melt when baked.
Use Cold Butter
The cold butter will help make your cookies crisper. On the other hand, using melted butter will make the cake crunchy and less crunchy.
Illustration of baking a cake
How many of you still sift flour before mixing it into cake batter?
It should be realized, sifting flour is important for the crunchiness of flour. It may look smooth but in fact there are some tiny lumps in the flour which can ruin the texture of your cookies.
Sifting will also make the flour smoother so that the dough is even and crunchy but melts in the mouth.
Don’t Store Pastries in the Refrigerator
Ready-made cookies should be stored in an airtight jar and not in the refrigerator.
The cake will no longer be crispy because it absorbs the moisture in the air in the refrigerator. Store in an airtight jar, if necessary, add silica gel.