Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Broas de Manteiga (Butter Biscuits)


These biscuits are synonymous with Madeira.  When I was a child my mother always had these at the ready for visitors to serve with coffee. Beware - They are addictive. My friend Mark van Niekerk asked for the recipe.

Ingredients:

500g self raising flour
450g sugar
250g butter
2 eggs

Method:

Mix all the ingredients together to make a stiff dough. Roll into small balls (the size a walnut).  Place on a greased baking try and bake in a preheated 180C oven for 20 minutes.  Place on a cooling rack.

Store in airtight containers.  They will last for weeks.

Makes- A lot

TIP: Add 1 teaspoon of lemon zest.

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