Lemon and currant cookies

    30 min

    Soft, delicious, delicate and bursting with lemon flavour, these beauties go perfectly with a cup of tea.


    London, England, UK
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    Makes: 2 dozen biscuits

    • 125g unsalted butter
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 60ml soured cream
    • 1 large egg
    • 265g plain flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 75g dried currants
    • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

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

    1. Preheat oven to 160 C / Gas 3. Generously grease two baking trays or line them with baking parchment.
    2. Combine butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in soured cream and egg.
    3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
    4. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and beat until well combined. Stir in currants and lemon zest.
    5. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls of dough about 4cm apart onto prepared baking trays.
    6. Bake until puffed and golden, about 20 minutes.

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