Gourmet Fast app

Get our Gourmet Fast app and you can download 140 recipes for your iPhone.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe or renew to Gourmet Traveller this month and receive a trio of collector edition GT cookbooks! Offer ends 27 July.

Gourmet on your iPad

Download the latest issue of Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

Powdered sugar biscuits

This simple recipe produces a deceptively light, crumbly biscuit ideal with a cup of tea or coffee.

You'll need

  • 230 gm (1 cup)
  • unsalted butter, coarsely chopped and softened
  • 110 gm (½ cup)
  • white sugar
  • 1
  • egg yolk
  • ½ tsp
  • finely grated lemon rind
  • ¼ tsp
  • ground cinnamon
  • 300 gm (2 cups)
  • plain flour
  • To serve:
  • icing sugar

Method

  • 01
  • Beat butter until pale and fluffy, then stir through sugar, egg yolk and lemon rind. Sift together cinnamon and flour, stir into mixture and gently knead until smooth.
  • 02
  • Preheat oven to 180C. Roll 2 tsp of dough into balls and place on baking paper-lined oven trays and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Cool on a wire rack and dust heavily with icing sugar. Biscuits will keep in an airtight container for 3 days.

At A Glance

  • Serves 28 people
  • 10 min preparation
  • 15 min cooking
Gourmet Fast
in your pocket

Now, here's a mighty handful: GT's Gourmet Fast recipes are available on iPhone (and iPad - and, any day now, Android)...

Read More
Win
passes to The Last Confession!

We have two double passes for The Last Confession in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth to give away. Get in quick!

Enter now
Gourmet TV

Check out our video section for our latest cover recipes, chef cooking demos, interviews and more.

Watch Now

At A Glance

  • Serves 28 people
  • 10 min preparation
  • 15 min cooking

Featured in

Oct 2007

You might also like...

Quick meals

recipes

Nonna Lidia’s Christmas baccala, green olive and chilli salad

Beer recipes

recipes

Christmas pudding ice-cream

Summer seafood recipes

recipes

Raspberry and Mint Mojito

Summer salads

recipes

Neil Perry: Prawn cocktail

Quick summer meals

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Blueberry vanilla tart

Christmas classic recipes

recipes

Barbecue trout bundles with prosciutto and button mushrooms

Adriano Zumbo's Christmas recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Homemade lemonade

Christmas food gifts

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.