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Grandma Solange's biscuits

Grandma Solange's biscuits

These biscuits are very simple to make and delicious with tea or coffee. They are easy enough for children to enjoy making them.

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Last modified on: November 12th 2014

For 25 biscuits, you will need:

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24 min.20 min.44 min.
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Stage 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.
Stage 2
2 min.
Grandma Solange's biscuits : Photo of step #2 Add 250 g flour and 2 eggs.
Stage 3
4 min.
Grandma Solange's biscuits : Photo of step #3 Beat until thooughly mixed.
Stage 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.
Stage 5
Grandma Solange's biscuits : Photo of step #5 Place an almond on the top of each heap.
Stage 6
20 min.
Grandma Solange's biscuits : Photo of step #6 And bake for about 15 minutes.
Stage 7
Grandma Solange's biscuits : Photo of step #7 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.

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