Strawberry and Mint cashew finger is a dessert which is filled with delicious strawberryand mint buttercream which will surely blow your mind.
All Purpose Flour / Maida â€“ 1.5 cup / 180 grams
Sugar â€“ 1/2 cup / 100 grams powdered
Unsalted Soft Butter â€“ 100 grams
Cashews â€“ 1/2 cup chopped
Vanilla Essence â€“ 1 tsp
Salt â€“ 1/4 tsp
Milk â€“ 1 to 2 tblspn
Unsalted butter - 1 cup
Confectioner's sugar, sifted - 3Â½ - 4 cups
Strawberry syrup - 4 tbsp
Vanilla extract - 1 tbsp
Half-and-half, heavy cream or whole milk - 2 tbsp
Pinch of salt
Mint leaf, chopped - 1/2 cup
Preheat oven to 180 Degree C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Set aside.
Take butter, sugar, salt, vanilla in a bowl and whip till creamy.
Add in flour, cashews and mix well.
Add in milk and make it into a soft dough.
Take small portion of dough, shape it into long length wise or desired shape.
Add a crushed cashew on the shaped dough,press cashews slightly, arrange it in a foil or parchment lined baking tray and bake for 14 to 15 mins.
Remove it and let it cool down completely. Store in a air tight container.
Now, Cream together butter and ½ cup of confectionerÃ¢â¬â¢s sugar at a time. After each cup of sugar has been added, add strawberry syrup 1 tablespoon at a time, then add vanilla and then beat on high for about 20 seconds to lighten the frosting.
Add half-and-half, one tablespoon at a time until the buttercream has reached a consistency where it will hold itÃ¢â¬â¢s shape. Add pinch of salt and whip on high for a final 20 seconds. Add chopped mint leaves and mix it well.
Now, fill the piping bag with strawberry and mint buttercream and keep it aside. Take cashew finger cookie and pipe the buttercream on it. Now cover the top with other cashew finger cookie.
It is ready to serve.
- To use once refrigerated strawberry and mint buttercream, slowly allow to reach room temperature and then beat on low speed until the buttercream is smooth before using.
- You can also use different fillings as per desire.
- You can also flavour the cashew finger with pistachio, cardamom, almonds etc.
- Store cashew fingers in air tight container to increase its shelf life.
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