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.
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Last modified on: February 12th 2014

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pink Reims biscuits
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
Add the egg whites a little at a time...

Stage 3
Pink Reims biscuits
...allowing the mixture to "foam" each time before adding more.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Pink Reims biscuits
At the end, add the red colouring.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Pink Reims biscuits
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
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
Dust with icing sugar and bake for about 20 minutes.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Pink Reims biscuits
Turn out when cold.
Several days in an airtight tin.
From Gaston Lenôtre.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 30 biscuits : 0.84 €
  • Per biscuits : 0.03 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple custard tart, "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, Pears in red wine with blackcurrant , Caramelised apple custards, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and tuna loaf, Sandwich bread, Checkerboard biscuits, Nanou's tuna tart, Walnut short bread, ... All
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Millefeuille, Coconut tuiles, X-Files cookies, Calissons, Chocolate sweetcrust pastry, ... All
Food colouringFood colouring: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: X-Files cookies, Lime crémeux, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Peach and green tea tart, Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), ... All
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