Out of the oven freshly baked, melt-in-the-mouth, the lightest Almond Snowdrops. A perfect recipe, a dough so satiny that it is literally a pleasure to knead and to touch ! You must try them and I guarantee you will not be disappointed.
You will need :
1 cup soft butter
1/2 cup icing sugar plus extra sugar for dusting
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup ground almonds
2 cups sifted flour
Zest of one lemon
Cream butter in a mixing bowl
Add the sugar
Continue creaming until light and fluffy.
Add the ground almonds, lemon zest and vanilla extract
Blend in flour gradually together with salt and lemon rind. Mix thoroughly until it forms a soft dough
Shape into teaspoonful balls
Place on ungreased baking sheet
Bake at 180 C for 10 to 15 minutes
Cover the bottom of a flat plate with icing sugar
Place cooked snowdrops on top and sprinkle with more icing sugar. Rolling the is best.
Shake off excess icing sugar and arrange on platter.
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