About this recipe:These are simple all-butter almond biscuits that are always nice to have in the biscuit tin. Super easy to make, and perfect with a cuppa. The biscuits are very lightly flavoured with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, lemon zest and brandy.
1 egg, beaten
5 tablespoons finely chopped blanched almonds
100g caster sugar
1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 tablespoon ground cloves
1/2 tablespoon ground nutmeg
1/2 tablespoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons brandy
250g plain flour
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:10min › Ready in:30min
Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
Cream the butter until light and fluffy. Add the well beaten egg, almonds, sugar, brandy, spices and flour. Mix until mixture is well combined.
On a lightly floured surface roll the mixture to 5mm thick and cut with round biscuit cutters dipped in flour. Place biscuits onto a parchment lined baking tray.
Bake at 170 C / Gas 3 for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.