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Lime and coconut crunchy biscuits

Fork Lime and coconut crunchy biscuits

Cooking time: 10

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes

Serves: 10


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These delicious biscuits look great and taste even better!

Ingredients:

  • 50g butter, softened
  • 75g icing sugar
  • zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 1 large Bird Bros egg
  • 100g plain flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 50g dessicated coconut
  • 25g large coconut shreds
  • 65g icing sugar

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180C/350F. Lightly oil two baking sheets. Cream the butter and icing sugar together until fluffy. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the lime juice. Add the remaining lime juice, zest, egg, flour, baking powder, dessicated coconut and mix well to form a soft dough.

  2. Place six spoonfuls of the mixture well apart on each of the baking sheets. Flatten with a fork and sprinkle over the coconut shreds. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden. Cool on a wire rack.

  3. To decorate mix the reserved lime juice with the icing sugar to make a thin icing. Drizzle the icing over the biscuits. Leave to set. These biscuits can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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