In addition to decorating your table at the cafe on the 25th, the Christmas pine tree will bring joy, especially to children. They will love it!
- 60 grams of powdered sugar
- 125 grams of softened butter
- 175 grams of wheat flour
- Zest of the peel of a lemon
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 clara
- Butter for greasing
- Milk for brushing
- Impalpable sugar
- Pearl Confections
- Grease a baking tray with butter and sprinkle with wheat flour. Reserve.
- Mix the butter well with the sugar.
- Add the flour, lemon zest, salt and egg white.
- Knead well, place in a sealed container and refrigerate overnight.
- On the day, roll out the dough and use your own cutter to cut out stars of various sizes.
- Arrange them on the baking sheet.
- Brush the stars with milk and place them in the oven at 200ºC; for 10 minutes.
- Remove and place them on a wire rack to cool.
- Overlay the stars in descending order from base to top.
- Sprinkle the Christmas pine with the sugar.
- Decorate with pearls.
The powdered sugar is very fine and is added with corn starch.
If you prefer, you can decorate the pine tree with other decorative elements that you like but that are edible.
Yields 6 servings.
See also the recipe for Christmas cookies and the simple Christmas cake.