Maple syrup and walnut biscuits

Brilliant biscuits with natural maple sweetness.

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Crisp, nutty biscuits are perfect for a coffee break – dunk if you dare! For convenience, make a big batch of the biscuit mix, store in the freezer and defrost when you get the urge to bake.

Nutrition per serving
Kcal
146
Fat
30g
Sat Fat
5g
Carbs
12g
Sugars
4g
Fibre
0.6g

Method

Preheat oven to 180ºC/160ºC fan.

Cream the butter and sugar, then add egg yolk and maple syrup.

Fold in flour and bind into a dough. Add the chopped walnuts and pecans.

Mould into 3 cylinder logs, each 18cm long and 5cm in diameter.

Wrap in clingfilm, place in fridge and chill for 1 hour.

To cook, cut into 5mm slices and bake on a greaseproof papered tray for 10-12 minutes until slightly golden around the edge.

Dust with caster sugar, or leave as they are. Allow to chill before serving.

CHEF’S TIP

The biscuits are great with a cup of coffee or tea – or as an indulgent accompaniment to a bowl of ice cream.

Ingredients

  • 225g unsalted butter, softened
  • 75g maple sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 40ml pure maple syrup
  • 250g plain flour (extra for dusting)
  • 40g walnuts, chopped
  • 40g pecans, chopped
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