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Recipe: Raisin biscuits

Makes approximately 65

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    Made with store cupboard ingredients and using oil, this is an ideal recipe for a Chanucah family tea. They can be made in advance and kept in an airtight container or frozen.

    Preparation time: 15 minutes
    Cooking time: 20 minutes
    Makes approximately 65

    Ingredients

    ● 200ml rapeseed oil
    ● 130g brown sugar
    ● 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    ● Zest of ½ orange
    ● 1 tsp baking powder
    ● Juice of 1 orange
    ● 3 tbsp brandy
    ● 75g almonds, coarsely ground
    ● 75g raisins
    ● 500g plain flour

    Method

    ● Preheat the oven to 165˚C
    ● Line two oven trays with baking parchment.
    ● In a food processor mix the oil, sugar, cinnamon, orange juice, zest, baking powder and brandy.
    ● Stir in the almonds and raisins and slowly add the flour until the dough becomes soft and smooth.
    ● Take pieces of dough the size of a walnut and shape into round biscuits. Flatten slightly with a fork.
    ● Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

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