Kwarezimal Recipe

Thermomix® time: 30 sec
Total time: 30 min

Ingredients Kwarezimal Recipe

  • 200 g almonds (raw or baked 180ºC for 6 minutes then cooled)
  • 200 g sugar (half white and half brown if you like)
  • Zest of 1 lemon or orange (you want some citrus bit to show)
  • 200 g flour pain
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp orange blossom water
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or butter
  • Honey or golden syrup to taste

Preparation

  1. Grind almonds 6 sec/ speed 10. Set aside.
  2. Place sugar and citrus zest into mixing bowl and grind 6 sec/ speed 10.
  3. Add ground almond and the remaining ingredients and set 10-20 sec/ dough mode until it comes together as a stiff dough (keep looking through top).
  4. Bake on well buttered sheet pans at 180ºC for c static or 175ºC if fan assisted, about 13 minutes (for 100 g portions of dough, larger one baked in 17 minutes). They need to come out still soft in the centre.
  5. While hot use a pastry brush to spread honey or golden syrup for vegans, and sprinkle chopped nuts and some zest.

Easter Chocolate Bonbons

Thermomix® time: 3 min
Total time: 40 min

Ingredients Easter Bombons2

  • 250 g chocolate, 45% cacao min.
  • For the filling: dried fruits, candied fruits, jam, liquor, white chocolate, more at your taste

Preparation

  1. Place chocolate into mixing bowl and grind 10 sec/ speed 9. Remove and set aside.
  2. Place 180 g of chocolate into mixing bowl and set 2 min/ 50ºC/ speed 1.
  3. Add the remaining chocolate and mix 1 min/ speed 2.
  4. Underlay the silicone baking moulds with chocolate.
  5. Fill with your favourite ingredients.
  6. Cover with the remain chocolate and slightly tap the mould to smooth out chocolate on top.
  7. Cover with plastic film and chill for about 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from the mould and store in a cool place.