How Do You Freeze Russian Tea Cakes?
It’s so convenient that you can freeze almost anything! Can you imagine that hundreds of years ago, the concept of “freezing” didn’t exist? To us, a fridge is normal, but if you were to travel back in time, people would call you crazy. Freezing Food was a concept that they didn’t have. Sometimes I am thinking about how grateful we should be for having really anything. Technology is amazing and new things are being discovered every week. We cannot keep up with how many things are being discovered. The progress rate is skyrocketing, to be honest
Russian tea cakes, also known as Mexican wedding cookies, are delicate nut-based cookies that freeze well without losing their flavor or texture. For best results, freeze cookies the same day they are baked, after they have cooled completely. You can also freeze unbaked cookie dough for fresh-baked cookies later on. Frozen dough or cookies should be stored in an airtight container and used within six months. For frozen dough, prepare dough according to your recipe, and roll into one-inch balls. Pack the balls in a freezer-safe container, cover each layer with wax paper and place the container in the freezer. If you are freezing baked cookies, bake the dough according to your recipe. Roll baked cookies in powdered sugar, and allow them to cool completely. If you freeze cookies before they are fully cooled you will end up with ice crystals, which will ruin the flaky texture of your tea cakes. Pack cooled cookies in your freezer container, separating each layer with paper towels. Don’t pa
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