'Ladies Kisses' (hazelnut biscuits)
Portion size: FOR ABOUT 50 PIECES:
- Roast the hazelnuts in a coated pan without fat while stirring until they smell, allow to cool a little and grind.
- Beat the butter and sugar with the whisk of the hand mixer until frothy, stir in the egg, salt and vanilla sugar. Gradually work the nuts and flour into the dough using the dough hook. Halve the dough, knead the cocoa powder under one half. Wrap both portions in cling film and chill for 1 hour.
- Set the oven to 190 ° (convection 170 ° ) preheat. Line two trays with baking paper. Break off pieces the size of hazelnuts or walnuts from both doughs and shape them into balls. Press it flat on one side. Bake the baci - both trays at the same time - in the hot oven for 15-20 minutes, swapping the trays once or twice.
- Meanwhile the chocolate in a water bathmelt. Dip the underside of the baci in the hot chocolate or brush with chocolate with a brush and put 2 baci together each time. Let cool completely on a wire rack.