Grandma Solange's biscuits

Step by step recipe:

  1. 3 min.Grandma Solange's biscuits : Photo of step #1
    Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

    Put 100 g butter and 125 g caster sugar into a food-mixer bowl.

    Mix on slow speed until evenly mixed.
  2. 2 min.Grandma Solange's biscuits : Photo of step #2
    Add 250 g flour and 2 eggs.
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    Beat until thooughly mixed.
  4. 15 min.Grandma Solange's biscuits : Photo of step #4
    Shape the mixture into into small heaps using 2 teaspoons, well spaced out on a baking sheet.
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    Place an almond on the top of each heap.
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    And bake for about 15 minutes.
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    Watch carefully towards the end of the cooking time: they are done when the edges are browned.

    Leave to cool before eating.

Remarks:

These small biscuits are the equivalent of Proust's madeleine for me: I can't make them without finding myself back, in my thoughts, in that (distant, very distant) time when I was about ten years old.

Source:

Grandma Solange.

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