Pumpkin Seed Pralines

Cookies and Sweets

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Ingredients for 30 Pralines
  • For the pastry
  • 125 g QimiQ Sauce Base
  • 4 Egg(s)
  • 120 g Powdered sugar
  • 2 package Vanilla sugar
  • 120 g AP Flour, plain
  • For the praline mixture
  • 250 g QimiQ Sauce Base
  • 80 g White chocolate
  • 50 g Orange juice
  • 2 small pinch(es) Orange zest
  • 4 cl Orange liquor, Cointreau
  • 100 g Pepitas, ground
  • To roll
  • 100 g Pepitas, minced
For the pastry: whisk the eggs with the powdered sugar and vanilla sugar until fluffy. Add the QimiQ Sauce Base and mix well. Fold in the flour.
Spread the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper and bake in a preheated oven at 320 °F (air circulation) for approx. 15-20 minutes.
Crumble the cold sponge.
For the praline mixture: bring the QimiQ Sauce Base to a boil with the white chocolate, orange juice, orange zest and coconut liqueur. Remove from the heat and mix well with the sponge crumbs.
Add the ground pumpkin seeds and mix well.
Form pralines out of the mixture and roll in chopped pumpkin seeds.
Store chilled.