Gluten-Free Almond Biscuits

    1 hour 50 minutes

    You will not believe a biscuit this delicious and pretty can also be gluten and dairy-free! Perfect for Christmas and birthdays.

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    Makes: 50 biscuits, depending on size

    • 4 egg whites
    • 1 1/2 cups (250g) icing sugar
    • 2 1/4 cups (250g) ground almonds
    • 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 pinch ground cloves

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour50min 

    1. Beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually beat in icing sugar, then fold in lemon juice, lemon zest, cinnamon and cloves.
    2. Reserve and chill 8 tablespoons of mixture. Fold almonds into the remaining mixture; chill for 1 hour.
    3. Preheat oven to 150 C.
    4. Sprinkle sugar on work surface. Roll batches of dough to 1cm thick and cut out stars. If the dough is too sticky to handle, add a little more ground almonds.
    5. Place stars onto a greased baking tray and brush with the reserved egg mixture.
    6. Bake for 15-20 minutes in the preheated oven.

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