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Lemon and White Chocolate Biscuits September 3, 2012

Ingredients

 

125g butter, softened

125g caster sugar

1 tsp lemon extract

1 egg

450g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 Tbsp milk

300g white chocolate

 

Method

 

Pre heat oven to 170C/gas mark 3. Line two – three baking sheets with baking parchment.

Beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until pale and creamy. Add the lemon extract and beat for a further 30 seconds. Beat in the egg until just combined. In a separate bowl combine the flour and baking powder. Mix into the butter mixture, adding enough of the milk to make a dough. Chill for 45 minutes.

Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to about 4mm/¼in thick. Using a 6-cm (2½ in) round cutter, cut the dough into rounds then transfer on to the prepared trays.

Bake for 15–18 minutes, or until lightly golden. Allow to cool slightly then transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool completely. When cool, melt the chocolate in the microwave, 30 seconds at a time.  Half dip the biscuits into the chocolate then leave to set on baking parchment in a cool place.

 

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