Nonna's butter biscuits

    1 hour 20 min

    Nothing like a cold winter afternoon, sipping a cup of tea, dipping these terrific butter biscuits... one after the other! No one can resist them!

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    Makes: 4 dozen biscuits

    • 500g plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 120g butter, softened
    • 230g sugar
    • 1 egg, separated
    • 1 drop vanilla extract
    • 120ml milk

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:45min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
    2. In a separate bowl, mix the sugar with the butter. Add the yolk and the vanilla and keep stirring.
    3. Add the milk slowly. Now add the flour mixture.
    4. In a third bowl, beat the egg white, then add it to the mixture.
    5. Make small balls out of the mixture and place them on a baking tray greased with butter.
    6. Bake them in a pre-heated oven at 180 C / Gas 4 for 15 minutes. Let the biscuits cool before serving. Store in an airtight tin or freeze for up to 3 months.

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