Spicy Pepper Biscuits Recipe

Spicy Pepper Biscuits Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 48

200 g

50 g

10 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

225 g

90 g

2.5 ml

5 ml

50 ml

75 g

50 ml

Plain flour

Cornflour

Baking powder

Ground cardamon

Ground cinnamon

Grated nutmeg

Ground ginger

Ground all spice

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Butter, or margarine, at room temperature

Light brown sugar

Vanilla essence

Finely grated lemon rind

Whipping cream

Finely ground almonds

Icing sugar

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4. Sift the flour, cornflour, baking powder, spices, salt and pepper into a bowl.
  • Cream the butter or margarine and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the vanilla essence and lemon rind.
  • With the mixer on low speed, add the flour mixture alternately with the cream, beginning and ending with flour. Stir in the ground almonds.
  • Shape the dough into 2cm balls. Place them on ungreased baking sheets about 2.5cm apart.
  • Bake until golden brown underneath, about 15-20 minutes.
  • Leave to cool on the baking sheets for about 1 minute before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Before serving, sprinkle lightly with icing sugar.

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