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Olive Oil and Lemon Biscuits  Veg  CD  CBF  35mins

 

Makes 30  Cold  Vegetarian  Vegan Cookies  Baked Fayre  Teatime  Eggless

 

Ingredients

100g/4oz Unbleached Flour 

100g/4oz  Sugar 

1/4 teasp Bicarbonate of Soda 

90ml/3fl.oz. Extra virgin Olive Oil 

2 teasp grated Lemon Zest 

3 drops Lemon Oil 

A squeeze of Lemon Juice

 

Instructions

 

1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4 and line 2-3 baking sheets with parchment paper.

 

2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, sugar and bicarbonate of soda.

 

3.  In another bowl, mix all liquids together then add to the flour mixture, stirring until well blended. 

 

4. Using your hands, roll the dough into 2.5cm/ 1-inch balls then place the balls 5cm/2-inches apart on the lined baking sheets. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

 

 

 

 

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Main equipment required to make this recipe

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Wire Rack

 

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