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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

1 Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #1Put into a mixer bowl: 100 g butter, 40 g icing sugar and 10 g Vanilla sugar. 3 min.
2 Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #2Mix until the consistency is creamy. 4 min.
3 Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #3Add 125 g flour. 2 min.
4 Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #4Beat again until evenly mixed. 3 min.
5 Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #5Roll the dough into a long sauusage... 3 min.
6 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).
1 hour
7 Diamond biscuits : Photo of step #7Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

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

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
161617 gr192 gr90 gr
81 %6 %18 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4685 gr56 gr26 gr
23 %2 %5 %4 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
640 gr7 gr3 gr
3 %<1 %1 %1 %
% 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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