Fresh Almond Biscuits

    50 minutes

    Grinding your own almond meal guarantees you will receive the maximum flavour of these nutty biscuits.

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    Makes: 40 biscuits

    • 300g almonds
    • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
    • 1 pinch salt, to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 4 egg whites

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees C.
    2. Pour boiling water over the almonds in a heatproof bowl. Cool and remove skin.
    3. Dry almonds with paper towels then finely grind with sugar in a food processor. Add salt and vanilla.
    4. Whisk egg whites until very stiff then mix well with the almond paste.
    5. Line two baking trays with baking paper and use a teaspoon to spoon small heaps of dough onto the trays. Space well between each.
    6. Bake for 30 minutes until the biscuits are lightly browned.
    7. Cool down on a wire rack. Repeat with the second baking tray.

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