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Arlesian Biscuits

Arlesian Biscuits

These small almond and lemon-flavoured biscuits have a short, melt-in-the-mouth texture. They are known as "sablés arlésiens" in French.

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Last modified on: July 30th 2014

For 45 biscuits, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
23 min.1 hour10 min.1 hour 33 min.
Preservation:
A few days in an airtight tin.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Arlesian Biscuits : Photo of step #1 Put into a food-processor bowl: 170 g flour, 60 g ground almonds, 80 g icing sugar, 150 g butter, 1 egg, 1 pinch fine (or table) salt and the zest of 1 lemon.
Stage 2
3 min.
Arlesian Biscuits : Photo of step #2 Knead until thoroughly mixed.
Stage 3
1 hour
Arlesian Biscuits : Photo of step #3 Gather the dough and pat into a flat "cake". Wrap in plastic film.

Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
Stage 4
5 min.
Arlesian Biscuits : Photo of step #4 Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Roll out the dough about 1/2 cm (1/4 inch) thick.
Stage 5
7 min.
Arlesian Biscuits : Photo of step #5 Cut out small circles...
Stage 6
3 min.
Arlesian Biscuits : Photo of step #6 ... and arrange on a baking sheet. NB: As the dough is very fragile, a palette knife will make lifting the biscuits easier.
Stage 7
10 min.
Arlesian Biscuits : Photo of step #7 Bake for 10 minutes.

Remarks

Lime zest works very well, too.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on a recipe by Gaston Lenôtre..

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