Pink Reims biscuits


Pink Reims biscuits
These biscuits are a speciality of Reims. They have a light texture, rather like finger biscuits, and are traditionally rectangular and coloured pink.
56,1554/5 for 13 ratings
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Last modified on: February 12th 2014

For 30 biscuits, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
26 min.20 min.46 min.
Keeping: Several days in an airtight tin.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pink Reims biscuits : Photo of step #1
Beat together the yolks of 3 eggs with 140 g caster sugar until the mixture foams and turns white.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Pink Reims biscuits : Photo of step #2
Add the egg whites a little at a time...

Stage 3
Pink Reims biscuits : Photo of step #3
...allowing the mixture to "foam" each time before adding more.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Pink Reims biscuits : Photo of step #4
At the end, add the red colouring.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Pink Reims biscuits : Photo of step #5
Sieve 125 g flour onto the mixture and fold in gently with a soft spatula. Lean the bowl over on its side to do this more easily.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Pink Reims biscuits : Photo of step #6
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Reims biscuits are normally rectangular, but you can use whatever shape moulds or tins you have available.

Fill the moulds 3/4 full.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
Pink Reims biscuits : Photo of step #7
Dust with icing sugar and bake for about 20 minutes.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Pink Reims biscuits : Photo of step #8
Turn out when cold.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,405 Kcal or 5,882 Kj30 gr283 gr17 gr
70 %12 %27 %3 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
302 Kcal or 1,264 Kj6 gr61 gr4 gr
15 %2 %6 %1 %
Per biscuits
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
47 Kcal or 197 Kj1 gr9 gr1 gr
2 %<1 %1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

From Gaston Lenôtre.

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Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio madeleines, Arlesian Biscuits, Santiago Cake, Chocolate sweetcrust pastry, Little Christmas biscuits, ... All
Food colouringFood colouring: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: X-Files cookies, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Strawberry feuilleté, Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine , Pear and lime meringue pie, ... All

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