GF Lemon Shortbread Biscuits 

GF Lemon Shortbread Biscuits
489 kcal


Preparation:80 min
Ready in:105 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories489 kcal(24%)
Protein5 g(10%)
Fat29 g(36%)
Carbohydrates55 g(21%)
Added Sugar14 g(16%)
Roughage1 g(3%)

Recipe Development: EAT SMARTER


For biscuits

12 ¼ cupsgluten-free all purpose flour plus extra for dusting
5 ¼ cupsAlmond flour
7 cupsbutter softened
7 cupspowdered sugar
7 tablespoonscaster sugar plus extra for dusting
7 teaspoonsvanilla extract
14medium egg yolks
4.67 cupsLemon curd


1 Mix together the flour and ground almonds.
2 Whisk together the butter, icing sugar, caster sugar, vanilla and egg yolks until blended. Stir in the flour mixture until smooth. Wrap in cling film and chill for 1 hour.
3 Preheat the oven to 170°C(150° fan)|325F|gas 3. Line two large baking trays with greaseproof paper.
4 Knead the dough lightly on a floured surface and roll out to 1/2 cm | 1/4" thickness. Cut out rounds using a fluted cutter, and re-roll the trimmings.
5 Arrange the rounds on the baking trays and cut out small holes from the centres of half of the rounds.
6 Bake for 10-12 minutes until pale golden. Cool on the trays for 5 minutes, and then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
7 Spread the lemon curd on the rounds without holes and place the cut-out rounds on top, pressing gently. Sprinkle with caster sugar before serving.


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