Almond Star Biscuits

Almond Star Biscuits


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About this recipe: A delicious Christmas treat, which is perfect anytime of the year. These buttery biscuits are enriched with almonds, iced and topped with coconut.


Serves: 60 

  • For the Biscuit
  • 150g butter
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 125g ground almonds
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • For the Topping
  • icing sugar
  • lemon juice
  • desiccated coconut

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Beat butter until fluffy, then stir in the sugar. Add almonds and sieve in flour and baking powder. Work into a dough, cover and chill for 1 hour.
  2. Grease a baking tray and preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Flour a work surface and roll out the dough on it. Cut out stars and place on the prepared baking tray. Bake in preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Let biscuits cool. Meanwhile, mix just enough icing sugar and lemon juice to make a smooth icing. Coat cooled biscuits with the icing and sprinkle over desiccated coconut.

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