Orange Biscuits with Orange Icing

Orange Biscuits with Orange Icing


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These are beautiful Russian biscuits often served as a Christmas treat. If you love orange, you have to try these!


Serves: 18 

  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 170g copha
  • 3/4 cup (190g) white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups (300g) icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease baking trays.
  2. Mix together flour, baking powder, bicarb soda and salt. Stir 1/2 cup orange juice and 1 teaspoon zest into the flour mixture.
  3. Cream copha and white sugar together. Mix egg into the sugar mixture thoroughly. Slowly blend flour mixture into the egg and sugar mixture. Drop by teaspoonful onto greased baking tray.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. Make the icing: Mix icing sugar and 2 tablespoons butter together until smooth. Pour 2 tablespoons orange juice and 1 teaspoon orange zest into the sugar and butter mixture, mix well. When the biscuits have cooled spread the icing generously over the tops of the biscuits.

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- 13 Aug 2011

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