Tuesday, December 8, 2009
150gm butter, softened
1 cup of caster sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice or orange
Grated zest of 1 lemon
1 egg, beaten
2 cups of flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
4 teaspoons milk.
Cream butter and sugar until very pale
Beat in juice, zest and egg
Sift flour and baking powder and fold into mixture with milk. Chill dough.
Roll out on a well floured board to desired thickness and cut into shapes with cookie cutters.
Preheat oven to 190C. Bake cookies for 8 - 15 minutes until golden.
Cool on racks.
Icing ~ Beat an egg white, then add icing sugar until thick and sprinkle on silver cauchous.
Every year we make a few batches of these delicious biscuits.
They are great to give away as little presents.
My daughter made this batch this morning and I thought I would share the recipe, you may like to try making some yourself.
I was happy to get this lovely Award from Susan nearly stylish.
thank you very much.
I would like to pass this on to ~
I hope that your week is going well. I walked into the village this morning to post some Christmas cards away. It has suddenly got very warm over here, I think that Summer has arrived.