Pumpkin Seed Pralines

Cookies and Sweets

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Ingredients for 30 Pralines
  • For the pastry
  • 125 g QimiQ Cream Base
  • 4 Egg(s)
  • 120 g Icing sugar
  • 2 package Vanilla sugar
  • 120 g Flour, plain
  • For the praline mixture
  • 250 g QimiQ Cream Base
  • 80 g White chocolate
  • 50 g Orange juice
  • 2 small pinch(es) Orange zest
  • 4 cl Orange liqueur, Cointreau
  • 100 g Pumpkin seeds, ground
  • To roll
  • 100 g Pumpkin seeds, chopped
Method
1.
For the pastry: whisk the eggs with the icing sugar and vanilla sugar until fluffy. Add the QimiQ Cream Base (previously QimiQ Sauce Base) and mix well. Fold in the flour.
2.
Spread the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper and bake in a preheated oven at 160 °C (air circulation) for approx. 15-20 minutes.
3.
Crumble the cold sponge.
4.
For the praline mixture: bring the QimiQ Cream Base (previously QimiQ Sauce Base) to the boil with the white chocolate, orange juice, orange zest and coconut liqueur. Remove from the heat and mix well with the sponge crumbs.
5.
Add the ground pumpkin seeds and mix well.
6.
Form pralines out of the mixture and roll in chopped pumpkin seeds.
7.
Store chilled.