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Lemon Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 4 Ounce
  Margarine 2 Ounce
  Caster sugar 2 Ounce
  Lemon 1 , zest grated finely
  Egg yolk 1
  Caster sugar 1 Tablespoon (For Sprinkling)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat oven to Regulo 3-4 or 325°F.
2. Lightly apply margarine on a baking tray.

MAKING
3. Into a bowl, sieve in flour; add sugar.
4. Add margarine and rub it in till mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Put in finely grated zest of lemon rind.
5. Pour in egg yolk. Using a knife, blend to form a stiff dry dough, adding a little water if necessary.
6. Put the dough on to a floured board; knead lightly. Divide dough in two, and shape half at a time.
7. Roll out the biscuit dough to 1/8-1/4 inch thickness. With a fork, prick neatly.
8. Using a 1 1/2 inch plain round cutter, cut out rounds. Keep them on the baking tray. Re-roll and cut out any scraps of dough.
9. Bake a third to half the way down the oven for 10-20 mins. until pale straw coloured and firm to touch. Using a palette knife, remove and let it cool on a wire tray.

SERVING
10. Scatter caster sugar over it if you like and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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