Matcha white chocolate biscuits

    These buttery treats are a combination of matcha biscuits and white chocolate biscuits.


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    Ingredients
    Makes: 24 biscuits

    • 240g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 3 teaspoons matcha powder
    • 250g butter, diced
    • 90g light brown soft sugar
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 lemon, zested
    • 90g white chocolate, finely chopped
    • For the decoration
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 tablespoon matcha powder

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:38min 

    1. In a bowl mix flour with baking powder and matcha powder.
    2. In another bowl beat butter with brown sugar, honey and caster sugar with an electric mixer at medium speed till creamy, about 3 minutes.
    3. Add egg, egg yolk and lemon zest to the egg mix and continue beating till the mixture is light yellow and fluffy.
    4. Gradually add flour mixture till smooth while beating at low speed. Fold in chocolate with a spatula.
    5. Shape to a ball and wrap in cling film. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to 2 days.
    6. For the decoration mix caster sugar with matcha powder and pour onto a plate. Set aside.
    7. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4 and line two baking trays with baking parchment. Remove mixture from the refrigerator and shape into walnut-size balls. Place on the prepared baking trays leaving 3cm distance between them. Push down on each biscuit with a small glass to make them all even size.
    8. Bake in the preheated oven, one baking sheet after the other, until just lightly coloured around the edges, about 8 to 10 minutes. Rotate the baking trays halfway through the baking time to ensure even baking.
    9. Immediately dredge the biscuits in the matcha sugar and let cool on a wire racks.
    10. Store in tins. The biscuits keep for about 5 days.

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