Finnish Almond Biscuits

Finnish Almond Biscuits


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About this recipe: Light, nutty and crispy biscuits that are a Finnish tradition!


Serves: 36 

  • 225g butter, softened
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 375g plain flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 150g finely chopped almonds

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:5min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 100g caster sugar until smooth. Stir in 1 egg and almond extract. Combine the salt and flour; stir into the sugar mixture with your hands until a smooth dough forms. Roll dough into log shaped pieces about 1cm thick and 5 to 7cm long. Dip each piece in the beaten eggs, then in remaining caster sugar and then roll them in almonds. Place them 2 to 3cm apart onto ungreased baking trays.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow biscuits to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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