Buckwheat almond biscuits

Buckwheat almond biscuits
In this sweet biscuit recipe, some of the normal wheat flour is replaced with buckwheat flour and ground almonds. This gives them a very distinctive flavour.
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Last modified on: October 7th 2015

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Buckwheat almond biscuits
Put into a food-mixer bowl: 200 g buckwheat flour, 130 g caster sugar, 120 g butter, 50 g flour, 20 g ground almonds, 2 Eggs and 5 g baking powder.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Buckwheat almond biscuits
Mix until the dough is evenly mixed.

Stage 3 - 2 hours
Buckwheat almond biscuits
Gather the dough into a flat cake and wrap with plastic film. Leave in the fridge to rest for 2 hours, or overnight.

Stage 4 - 4 min.
Buckwheat almond biscuits
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Use a rolling pin to roll out the dough about 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) thick.

Stage 5 - 6 min.
Buckwheat almond biscuits
Cut out circles, with a cutter if you have one, 1.5 inches (4 cm)in diameter...

Stage 6
Buckwheat almond biscuits
...and arrange on a baking sheet as you go.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
Buckwheat almond biscuits
Bake for about 20 minutes, but be careful not to overcook them. They should still be slightly soft when they come out of the oven.
This short dough can also be used to make an original tart case.
Several days in an airtight tin.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,555 Kcal or 10,697 Kj42 gr312 gr127 gr
128 %16 %29 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
409 Kcal or 1,712 Kj7 gr50 gr20 gr
20 %3 %5 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
51 Kcal or 214 Kj1 gr6 gr3 gr
3 %<1 %1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Gluten, Nuts, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 50 pieces : 2.14 €
  • Per piece : 0.04 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Buckwheat flourBuckwheat flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Soup Cornouaillaise, Buckwheat pancakes, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Nachos, Apricot and pistachio clafoutis, Pancake batter, Chouquettes, Hazelnut and orange cake, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Langoustine sabayon tart, Far Normandy-Brittany, Bisto-style canapés, Fish in white wine, Crème de foie gras, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate rolls (petits pains), Grapefruit cake, Tyrolean apple crumble, Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), Meatballs, ... All
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