Buttery almond biscuits

Buttery almond biscuits


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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.

Kit Gay

Serves: 18 

  • 110g butter
  • 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

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
  2. Cream the butter until light and fluffy. Add the well beaten egg, almonds, sugar, brandy, spices and flour. Mix until mixture is well combined.
  3. 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.
  4. Bake at 170 C / Gas 3 for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.

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