Shiroi Koibito Recipe - Biscuit

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Learn how to make the biscuit from the famous biscuit factory in Hokkaido Shiroi Koibito (白い恋人 - literally, “Amante Branco”) is a cookie made by Ishiya Patissiere, which has its factory open to the public for visiting and tasting products.

This sweet is nothing more than a French biscuit made from egg whites called Pâte à Cigarrete, widely used in the world confectionery to make decorations and tasted for afternoon tea. In the middle there is chocolate. The biscuit originally has white chocolate, but has a version with dark chocolate and is called Shiroi Koibito Black. Let's get the recipe!

Making the cookies

Before starting, on 4 x 4 cm squares on a craft paper, giving a space of 2 cm between them.

For cookies you will need:
  • Small piping bag
  • Rectangular baking dish
  • Parchment paper
  • Containers for mixing the ingredients
  • A wire beater (fouet)
Ingredients
  • 100 g unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 100 g of sifted icing sugar (the best known on the market is Glaçúcar)
  • 100 g of egg white (approximately 3 egg whites)
  • 100 g of wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla essence

Receita de shiroi koibito – biscoito

Way of doing

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C

1. Beat the butter in a bowl until it is creamy and slightly white;
2. Add the sugar and continue stirring. Then add the egg whites;
3. Sift the flour over the mixture and mix well;
4. Put the mixture in the pastry bag;
5. Place the craft paper on the baking sheet and the baking paper on top;
6. Carefully place the dough by filling in the squares drawn;
7. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until the edges of the cookies are golden brown.

Making chocolate filling

Ingredients

For white chocolate:

  • 100g white chocolate
  • 20 ml of milk

For dark chocolate

  • 100g dark chocolate
  • 40 ml of milk

Way of doing

1. Melt the white chocolate and add the milk and mix well;
2. Place on a surface with film paper and refrigerate until the chocolate is soft and firm;
3. Cut the chocolate to the same size as the cookies.

Assembly

  • Place the cookie, chocolate and another cookie on top;
  • Refrigerate for 10 minutes;

Now enjoy ^^