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

Keywords for this recipe:BiscuitsSmall cakesGrannyGrandma
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Step by step recipe

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.
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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
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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.
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.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,258 Kcal or 9,454 Kj36 gr310 gr97 gr
113 %14 %29 %15 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
393 Kcal or 1,645 Kj6 gr54 gr17 gr
20 %2 %5 %3 %
Per biscuits
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
90 Kcal or 377 Kj1 gr12 gr4 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 25 biscuits : 1.35 €
  • Per biscuits : 0.05 €

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