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Diamond biscuits

Diamond biscuits

These round biscuits no doubt get their name from the coating of sparkling sugar crystals around the edge.

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Last modified on: December 5th 2018

For 25 pieces, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
27 min.1 hour20 min.1 hour 47 min.
Preservation: Several days in an airtight tin.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
3 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #1 Put into a mixer bowl: 100 g butter, 40 g icing sugar and 10 g Vanilla sugar.
Stage 2
4 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #2 Mix until the consistency is creamy.
Stage 3
2 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #3 Add 125 g flour.
Stage 4
3 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #4 Beat again until evenly mixed.
Stage 5
3 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #5 Roll the dough into a long sauusage...
Stage 6
1 hour
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #6 ... and wrap tightly in plastic film.

Even up the cylinder by rolling with your hands on the worktop until nice and even.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour (this can be made the day before).
Stage 7
2 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #7 Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Put 50 g granulated sugar in a rectangular dish.
Stage 8
2 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #8 Lightly dampen the sausage of dough and roll in the granulated sugar, pressing to help the crystals stick.
Stage 9
5 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #9 Slice the dough into discs 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) thick and arrange on a baking sheet lined with a sheet of cooking parchment.
Stage 10
3 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #10 Use a brush to glaze the tops of the biscuits.
Stage 11
20 min.
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #11 Bake for 15-20 minutes.
Stage 12
Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #12 Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Remarks

If you don't have vanilla sugar, you can add the seeds from half a vanilla pod at at Step 1.

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).

How much will it cost?

For 25 pieces : 1.31 €
Per piece : 0.05 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Based on a recipe by Gaston Lenôtre
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