Saturday, April 30, 2016

Zezettes de Sète/French White Wine Biscuits

Zezette de Sète, is a delicious biscuits which have its origin from Sète, a beautiful city of France. Honestly i dont know about this popular biscuits which is quite famous in South France especially the cities and villages around Montpellier. This Zezette de Sète is a trademark biscuits and this biscuits is made with easy ingredients available easily in your pantry except the White wine. Actually the addition of white wine plays an important role in this biscuits, though the alcohol gets disappears while baking. Needless to say that this White wine biscuits makes an excellent evening snacks to have with your favourite beverage.Usually flavored with vanilla extract, some bake their Zezettes even with Orange blossom water, however this biscuits are very simple to make if you want try something different from your usual bakes.

Zezettes de Sète, Vegan White wine biscuits, French White wine biscuits

The preparation method of making biscuits starts by mixing the sugar and white wine initially which is followed by olive oil,baking powder and flour to form a smooth dough. Once the dough is formed, small balls are rolled out of the dough and they are rolled again to form a oblong shaped biscuits which is later rolled in sugar and have an incision in the center. This biscuits are introduced during 1970's when there was a huge immigration especially from all the parts of Mediterranean. Later this biscuits became a local product and now its quite famous all around the world. The particularity of this biscuits is its completely egg free, butter free and completely vegan which is quite rare in French cuisine. If you dont like or dont want to bake this biscuits with white wine, you can replace the white wine with apple juice.This post is going to be the final post of this long month of blogging marathon i have been running since four weeks with Journey through the cuisine as theme.

Zezettes de Sète, French White wine biscuits

Recipe Source: Piment Oiseau
80ml White wine (muscat wine)
80ml Olive oil
3/4cup Sugar
2+3/4cups Flour
1tsp Baking powder
1tsp Vanilla extract
Sugar for rolling the biscuits
Pinch Salt

Take the wine and sugar in a bowl, beat until the sugar gets dissolves.

Add the olive oil and beat for a while, now add the baking powder, two cups of flour, vanilla extract, pinch of salt and mix until its form a dough.

Gradually add the remaining flour and knead everything to form a smooth dough.

Preheat the oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with a baking paper.

Zezettes de Sète, French Vegan White wine biscuits

Now make small balls out of the dough and roll them as a oblong shaped biscuits, pinch slightly the edges.

Roll the biscuits in sugar and arrange in lined baking tray. Make an incision in the middle of the biscuits with a sharp knife.

Bake for 12-15 minutes, let the biscuits gets cool completely.

Enjoy with your favourite drink.

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Mayuri Patel said... Reply To This Comment

Biscuits look really good. Do we use any white wine or a sweeter one?

Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

@Mayuri Patel Muscat wine is traditionally used in this biscuits, if you want you can also use the sweeter one.

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Gorgeous biscuits. Priya, loved all your French delicacies this marathon. These white wine biscuits also go into my bookmark folder and would be a part of my summer baking project with my daughter.

Usha Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Biscuits look very good and a great way to conclude this regional cuisine themed marathon.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Wine biscuits look too good Priya. Loved all your recipes this month..

Padmajha PJ said... Reply To This Comment

Beautiful bake Priya. I enjoyed your French cuisine posts and you have collected and presented a whole bunch of info on the dishes . Learnt a lot. It was fun running this marathon with you Priya..

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Priya you totally lived up to your name, churning such wonderful and new dishes for us all through this month was simply outstanding!..Great job and I thoroughly enjoyed reading all your posts.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Nice biscuits , they look so good and a butterless and eggless recipe is wow !
Has been wonderful running the marathon with you .

Sapana Behl said... Reply To This Comment

Biscuits with wine sounds great and looks so crispy and delicious.I loved your French food series.Great job dear.

Pavani N said... Reply To This Comment

Very interesting French biscuits Priya. Adding wine in baked goods is new to me. Love the shape of these yummy biscuits.
Enjoyed all your amazing French dishes in this marathon. Thank you for introducing them to all of us.

Srividhya Gopalakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

Never added wine to the baked goodies. But this is amazing. Bookmarking. Love the shape.

Nalini's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Beautifully baked and looking biscuits,enjoyed all your French cuisine.Nice way to end up the marathon..

Amara Annapaneni said... Reply To This Comment

White wine biscuits are beautifully baked, really enjoyed all of your French Delicacies this month:)

Harini-Jaya R said... Reply To This Comment

Those look so gorgeous Priya. Loved all the goodies in this series.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

You have finished the series with a bang! Loved all your French recipes and have many bookmarked :)

Smruti Shah said... Reply To This Comment

Such a wonderful finale to the French cooking month. Loved the biscuits :)

Priya Srinivasan said... Reply To This Comment

Beautiful shape priya! Looks very pretty!