• Organic Month: Celebrate with Almond Biscuits

    by  • 18 September 2017 • Crafts & Activities, Recipes • 0 Comments

    These almond biscuits are so simple to make – why not bake them with your family this weekend? They make a perfect accompaniment for a hot drink as we come into the autumn months.

    The recipe is taken from The Living Kitchen, a book full of nourishing organic recipes for the whole family to enjoy

    September is Organic Month. Find more organic recipes and other celebrations of Organic Month on the Floris blog.


    Almond biscuits

    Once you eat these almond biscuits, you’ll never want to eat any other kind!

    Makes 40 biscuits (cookies)Almond Biscuits - almond illustration

    Preheat oven to 170° C (340° F).

    200 g (7 oz) butter
    100 g (1/2 cup) brown sugar
    85 g (1 cup) almonds, finely ground
    300 g (2 cups) wholewheat flour
    1 egg, beaten
    1 tsp vanilla essence (extract)
    a pinch of salt
    icing sugar (powdered sugar)

    1. Mix all the ingredients except the icing sugar, and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
    2. Separate the dough into two. Roll each part into a long sausage 3–4 cm (1–1 1/2 in) thick, then cut into 1 cm (1/2 in) pieces. Roll each piece into a ball and squeeze so the bottom is flat and the top is round.
    3. Oil tray and place the balls on it. Bake for 15 minutes.
    4. After the biscuits are cool, sprinkle icing sugar on top.


    About the book

    Almond Biscuits post - The Living Kitchen coverThis recipe for almond biscuits comes from The Living Kitchen: Organic Vegetarian Cooking for Family and Friends. Inspired by the ideas of Rudolf Steiner, Jutka Harstein’s beautiful cookbook includes advice on nutrition and planning balanced meals to nourish body, mind and spirit.

    If you try the recipe, let us know on Facebook or Twitter. Or, find out more about Organic Month here.

    You can find our other family recipe for a Mild Pumpkin Curry here.


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