Monday, 26 April 2010

Festive Cardamom Biscuits


300 gm flour
125 gm castor sugar
200 gm chilled butter
1/2 tsp cardamom powder

To Decorate
2 tbsp castor sugar
edible food color


Mix flour, sugar and spice in a bowl. With your fingertips, rub in diced butter into the flour. When the mixture resembles breadcrumbs, knead it into soft dough.

Knead on a floured surface until smooth. Wrap the dough in a paper and chill for 30 minutes.

Roll on a floured surface till 1/8" thick. Cut and arrange on a baking tray. Chill for ten minutes.

Bake in a pre-heated oven at 170 degree C for ten minutes or until golden.

Dip each biscuit into a plain or colored sugar and cool before storing in an airtight tin

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