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Vanilla Freezer Biscuits

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Introduction

Very easy to make and freeze either cooked or uncooked.

Ingredients

Serves: Makes 40

  • 1 vanilla bean (halved lengthways)
  • 250 softened butter
  • 250 superfine sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 625 all-purpose flour
  • confectioners' sugar (to serve)

Method

Vanilla Freezer Biscuits is a community recipe submitted by FionaS and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Scrape seeds from vanilla bean. Discard bean. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and seeds until pale and creamy. Add egg.
  • Beat until combined. Sift flour over butter mixture. Using a wooden spoon, stir to combine.
  • Place dough on a lightly floured surface. Divide in half. Using hands, shape each half into a 30cm log.
  • Either cut off circles to bake, or wrap each log in baking paper and freeze. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced.
  • Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. If frozen, remove logs from freezer 15 minutes before slicing.
  • Slice into 1.5cm-thick rounds. Place rounds, 3cm apart, on prepared trays.
  • Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until light golden. Cool on trays for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve dusted with confectioners' sugar.
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