Friday, June 26, 2020

Orange biscuits ..

Ingredients and method :

Unsalted butter : 1 cup
Self raising flour : 3 and 1/4 cups
Salt : 1/8 teaspoon
Sugar powder : 1 cup
Orange zest : 1 teaspoon
Fresh orange juice : 1/4 cup

Method :

Sieve the flour 2 times and keep it ready.
Beat the butter until its soft, add in sugar powder ( 1/2 cup at a time), mix/beat it, again add remaining sugar powder,pinch of salt mix it well.

Add orange zest and orange juice to the butter mixture, mix everything gently.

Add in sieved flour (1 cup at a time) combine them using finger tips.
Repeat until all the flour mixed with butter mixture.

In a baking sheet place the biscuit dough and wrap it and keep it in fridge for 3 hours.

Preheat the oven at 170 degree.

Line the baking tray with baking paper, take out the biscuit dough from fridge, and cut them into squares or rectangles.

Bake In preheated oven for 10 minutes, take out the tray and flip the biscuits and bake them again for 10 minutes or until its light brown in colour.

Transfer the biscuits to cooling rack and allow them to cool down for minimum 20 minutes.


Notes :

Self raising flour : 3 cups of plain flour + 1/2 tablespoon of baking powder + 1/2 tablespoon of baking soda

Cut the biscuits into small size, once its baked it will spread, so give space in between each biscuits.

Use room temperature butter.

If you want you can add pinch of orange food color, but I have not added !

Don't use milk or water. Do not substitute anything. Use the exact measurements.


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