About this recipe:These soft, cake-like cookies are easy to make and utterly delicious. They are flavoured with grated lemon zest and ground nutmeg. Once you make them, they will become a firm favourite.
Serves: 3 - 4 dozen
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
200g caster sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons milk
250g plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 tablespoon bicarbonate of soda
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:10min › Ready in:30min
Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Line baking trays with baking parchment.
In a large bowl, blend the margarine, salt, lemon zest and nutmeg together. Add the sugar and beat well. Beat in the eggs and milk and mix until well combined.
Sieve flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda together. Add to the margarine mixture and blend until combined.
Drop teaspoons of the batter onto baking trays and flatten with the bottom of a glass. Sprinkle tops with sugar. Bake at 190 C / Gas 5 for 8 to 12 minutes. Enjoy!