Maple Short-breads

Maple Short-breads

Maple Short-breads

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Portions: 40

    Ingredients
    10g candy cap (Lactarius helvus)
    275g wheat flour
    160g sugar
    225g butter
    1 egg
    2ml vanilla extract
    120ml warm water

      Preparation
      Crumble the dried candy cap and soak in the warm water for 15 minutes; drain.
      Heat in 14g (1tbsp) of warm butter.
      Cream the remaining butter and the sugar in a large bowl.
      Beat in the egg and vanilla.
      Stir in the flour, then add the sautéed candy caps, stir.
      Form in rolls, 4cm in diameter.
      Wrap in wax paper or plastic film and chill for a few hours.
      Preheat oven to 180°C.
      Remove the dough from the refrigerator and the wrapping.
      Spread on an ungreased baking sheets to get a layer of of around one cm thick.
      Cut with a mushroom cooky cutter to get 40-50 biscuits.
      Cook until lightly browned (about 10 minutes).
      Let cool before serving.

      Inspired by a Gary Lincoff's recipe.

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