Homemade Almond Brittle Biscuits

    5 hours 27 minutes

    Homemade almond brittle is the flavour base for these festive biscuits. Ideal for afternoon teas with hot chocolate.

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    Serves: 70 

    • Almond Brittle
    • 25g butter
    • 25g caster sugar
    • 50g chopped almonds
    • Biscuit Dough
    • 1 egg, separated
    • 125g butter
    • 1/2 cup (125g) caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
    • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
    • 1 pinch baking powder

    Preparation:4hours45min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:5hours27min 

    1. Almond Brittle: Gently heat butter and sugar in a small saucepan until the sugar dissolves. Add the almonds and heat briefly.
    2. Line a plate with baking paper or greased foil then spread mixture over it. Let set and then crumble.
    3. Biscuit Dough: Work the yolk, butter, sugar, vanilla sugar, flour, baking powder and brittle into a dough. Chill for 30 minutes.
    4. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    5. Roll dough out thinly and cut out small biscuits. Brush with whisked egg white and transfer to a baking paper lined baking tray.
    6. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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