Shuttles from Provence


Ingredients for 14 large Shuttles:

3 eggs
500g flour
200g sugar
75g softened butter
6 tablespoons orange blossom

a little milk for brushing

Beat the eggs and mix them with all the other ingredients. The dough must be well kneaded for a long time
Make a ball with the dough
Divide the dough in half and 2 flanges, then divide the 2 strands into 5 parts

Shape each piece of dough.

Attention, without the aid of flour : otherwise your shuttle will be too dry

And then flatten slightly with a knife cut the middle.
Rest 2 hours (the refrigerator)
Brush with a little milk and 1 teaspoon of orange blossom.
Navettes Bake about 15 minutes at 180 ° ; just golden !!is preserved in a tin.

Attention Shuttles are quite hard :it is the nature of this specialty that is eaten soaked with tea or coffee.

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  1. thank you for this excellent recipe. Even if it is hard to believe it should indeed not add flour, it sticks but the result is stunning . I have made this recipe several times and still do today.

    1. thank you, I love shuttles! Being from Marseille, it's a bit of the city's favorite cookie !

  2. Well done and thank you Marie ,I'm going to go for it because it's a good childhood memory in Marseille !!!

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