Sunday, 27 May 2012

Vanilla Snap Biscuits

The school fete is on next weekend, and these biscuits will be perfect for the cake stall.

185g butter, roughly chopped
210g caster sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
330g plain flour
1 egg
1 egg yolk
icing sugar, to serve

  1. Place butter, sugar and vanilla into TM bowl and mix for 1 minute/speed 4, or until smooth.
  2. Add the flour, egg and egg yolk and mix for 30 seconds/speed 4, or until dough comes together. Use the spatula to assist if necessary.
  3. Turn out mixture onto a lightly floured surface and shape into a log. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm.
  4. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  5. Unwrap the dough and cut across into slices approximately 5mm thick. 
  6. Place on baking trays lined with non-stick baking paper and bake for 10 minutes or until golden.
  7. Cool on wire racks and dust with icing sugar to serve.

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