Christmas Star Biscuit

    1 hour 30 minutes

    Although we normally make these at Christmas they can be eaten all year round. Quick to prepare and bake they are decorated with lemon icing and desiccated coconut.

    3 people made this

    Serves: 60 

    • Biscuit
    • 150g butter
    • 1/2 cup (125g) caster sugar
    • 1 1/4 cups (125g) ground almonds
    • 1 3/4 cups (220g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • Topping
    • icing sugar
    • lemon juice
    • desiccated coconut

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hour marinating  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. Biscuit: Beat butter until fluffy then stir in the sugar. Add almonds and sieve in flour and baking powder.
    2. Work into a dough then cover and chill for 1 hour.
    3. Grease a baking tray and preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Flour a work surface and roll out the dough on it.
    4. Cut out stars and place on the prepared baking tray.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes. Let biscuits cool.
    6. Topping: Mix just enough icing sugar and lemon juice to make a smooth icing. Coat cooled biscuits with the icing and sprinkle over desiccated coconut.

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