Lemon and white chocolate biscuits recipe

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These delicious biscuits are perfect for tea and a catch up with your friends. The tangy lemon and the creamy chocolate flavours are great together!

Makes24–30
SkillEasy
Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Cost RangeCheap

These delicious biscuits are perfect for tea and a catch up with your friends. The tangy lemon and the creamy chocolate flavours are great together!

Ingredients

  • 125g (4½oz) butter, softened
  • 125g (4½oz) caster sugar
  • 1 tsp pure lemon oil
  • 1 egg
  • 450g (1lb) plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 300g (10½oz) white chocolate

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Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas mark 3. Line one or two baking sheets with baking
  2. parchment.
  3. Beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until pale and creamy. Add the lemon oil and beat for a further 30 seconds. Beat in the egg until just combined. In a separate bowl combine the flour and baking powder. Mix into the butter mixture, adding enough of the milk to make a dough. Chill if the weather is warm.
  4. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface, about 4mm (¼in) thick. Using a 6-cm (2½ in) round cutter, cut the dough into rounds then transfer on to the prepared trays.
  5. Bake for 15–18 minutes, or until lightly golden. Allow to cool slightly then transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool completely. When cool, melt the chocolate in the microwave or over a double boiler. Half dip the biscuits into the chocolate then leave to set on baking parchment in a cool place.
Top Tip for making Lemon and white chocolate biscuits

Put some pastel coloured tissue paper in a small gift box and give these biscuits as a spring birthday present

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