Biscuits de Roses de Reims
pure vanilla extract
Red food coloring
How to Make Biscuits de Roses de Reims
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
- Line a parchment paper or a silicone baking mat over a baking dish.
- Whisk the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together.
- With an electric beater, beat the egg whites at a medium speed.
- Add in half of the sugar, and increase the speed of the electric beater. Stir until well combined.
- Now in another bowl add in the vanilla extract, the remaining sugar, and egg yolks. Beat thoroughly until the mixture is frothy and thick.
- Add enough food coloring to make the batter pink.
- Now with the help of a spatula mix together both the mixtures until well blended. Make sure that the mixture is soft and thick.
- Scrape the batter into a piping bag, with about 1 inch of opening from the top.
- Pipe out the batter in the shape of a cookie on the baking dish. Now sift confectioners’ sugar generously over the cookies.
- Bake the cookies in the oven for about 20 minutes until they are firm.
- Turn off the heat and let the biscuits dry for at least 30 minutes to up to an hour.
- Serve and enjoy!
- The French pink biscuits - Roses de Reims are also known as Champagne biscuits.
- These Biscuits were first created in 1960 in Reims – the biggest city of the Champagne wine region.
- They are also one of the oldest biscuits in the culinary history.
It is customary to dip the biscuits in champagne or red wine before they are served.