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Chinese Almond Cakes

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Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Blanched almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

MAKING
2. Sieve flour, sugar, salt and baking powder together.
3. Add shortening in the mixture and blend using a pastry blender or 2 knives until it achieves a corn meal consistency.
4. Put egg, water and almond extract and mix well.
5. Let the mixture be blended in such a way that it does not remain on the sides of mixing bowl.
6. Knead into a dough using the hands.
7. Refrigerate for an hour.
8. Make small walnut sized balls.
9. Level the balls to make it appear like discs with thickness of ¼ inch.
10. Top the cookies with an almond and bake for 20 – 25 minutes.

SERVING
11. Serve in a dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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