Austrian Peach Biscuit

    Austrian Peach Biscuit


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    These cute biscuits are baked then hollowed out and filled with a cream cheese and jam filling before being rolled in coloured sugar to look like peaches. Adjust the amounts in this coloured sugar recipe to make your own.

    Serves: 15 

    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 3/4 cup (185ml) vegetable oil
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
    • 2 eggs
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 3 2/3 cups (450g) plain flour
    • 1 cup apricot jam
    • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
    • 100g cream cheese, softened
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons brandy or peach schnapps
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 cup red coloured sugar
    • 1/2 cup orange colured sugar

    Preparation:35min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. Combine sugar, oil, milk, eggs, baking powder and vanilla in large bowl. Blend in enough flour to form a soft dough.
    3. Roll into walnut size balls. Place on ungreased baking trays
    4. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Biscuits will be pale. Remove to rack to cool.
    5. Hollow out biscuit centre. Reserve crumbs. Combine 2 cups crumbs, jam, almonds, cream cheese, brandy and cinnamon. Mix to blend.
    6. Fill biscuits with crumb mixture. Press 2 biscuits together to form peach.
    7. Brush lightly with brandy or water and dip one spot in the red sugar for blush and roll entire biscuit in orange sugar. Top with an icing leaf, a mint leaf or buy plastic peach leaves.

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