Medaljer (Medal cakes)

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Medaljer (Medal cakes)
Medaljer (Medal cakes)
Calories per serving:350
Ready in:40 minutes
Prep. time:30 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:4th January 2017

In Denmark, these cakes are given as a reward


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Mise en place

  • Pre-heat the oven for 200° C (400° F - gas 6), [fan oven 180° C]


  1. Mix the butter and egg yolk, then blend in the flour.
  2. Knead well.
  3. Wrap the dough in cling film and put in a cool place for 1-2 hours.
  4. Roll out thinly on a floured surface.
  5. Cut circles with a plain edged 2.5cm pastry cutter (about 24 rounds)
  6. Place the rounds on a greased baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes until pale golden brown.
  7. Cool on a wire rack.
  8. Use the cream to sandwich the rounds, reserving a little for the tops.
  9. Pipe a small dot of cream on each cake and decorate with a strawberry half.

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