Little lemon biscuits

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Little lemon biscuits : Photo of step #1
    Put into a food-processor bowl: 300 g flour, 11 g baking powder*, 130 g butter, 120 g brown sugar, 50 g caster sugar, 1 egg, 1 egg yolk and 1 pinch fine (or table) salt.

    Add the zest of 1 lemon.

    *Beware! This amount is for French baking powder, which is twice as strong as British! If you are using British baking powder, use 22g.
  2. 5 min.Little lemon biscuits : Photo of step #2
    Knead in slow speed until the dough is thoroughly mixed.
  3. 1 hourLittle lemon biscuits : Photo of step #3
    Roll the dough into a cylinder and wrap in plastic film. Leave to rest in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight.
  4. 7 min.Little lemon biscuits : Photo of step #4
    Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

    Slice the roll of dough fairly thinly. You can leave the slices in their rather squashed shape (like in the photos), or push them back into circles with your fingers.
  5. 25 min.Little lemon biscuits : Photo of step #5
    Bake until the biscuits are golden (about 20-30 minutes).

Remarks:

You can vary the flavour of these biscuits by using different citrus zest (orange, grapefruit, etc.).

Source:

Based on a recipe by Mamazan.

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