This Salted Egg Yolk Butter Cookie is made potato starch which gives it a melt-in-mouth texture, some plain flour is added to give it a slightly firm texture so that it won’t break easily. To bring out the fragrance of salted egg yolk, these cookies should be baked until light golden brown.

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 Salted Egg Yolk Butter Cookies

 

Melt-In-Mouth Salted Egg Yolk Butter Cookies | MyKitchen101en

Yields: about 60 pieces

Ingredients:

  • 3 pcs salted egg yolk
  • 125 g softened butter (salted)
  • 65 g icing sugar
  • 125 g potato starch
  • 80 g plain flour
  • 20 g milk powder

Directions:

1 Steam egg yolks for 10 minutes. Mash with fork, set aside to cool.

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2 Combine softened butter and icing sugar, beat over medium speed for 1 minute until light and fluffy.

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3 Add in mashed salted egg yolk, mix well.

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4 Sift together potato starch, plain flour and milk powder, then sift again into butter mixture, mix until well combined.

Salted Egg Yolk Butter Cookies

 

5 Fill some dough into piping gun (with closed star shape tip). (Reminder: Cover the remaining dough to prevent it from drying.)

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6 Pipe dough onto baking tray lined with parchment paper.

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7 Set aside the piped dough for about 2 hours until hardened before baking (this will help the cookies to maintain the shape when baked).

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8 After 2 hours, bake in preheated oven at 150°C/300°F for 23-24 minutes, until light golden brown (turn the tray after baking for 12 minutes). Set aside to cool completely after removing from oven.

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9 Store cookies in airtight container when completely cooled.

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