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Lime and coconut crunchy biscuits

Lime and coconut crunchy biscuits

These delicious biscuits look great and taste even better

Serves

10

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Average: 3.7 (30 votes)

Ingredients

  • 50g (1 3/4 oz) butter, softened
  • 75g (2 3/4 oz) icing sugar
  • zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 1 large British Lion egg
  • 100g (3 1/2 oz) plain flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 50g (1 3/4 oz) dessicated coconut
  • To decorate:
  • 25g (1oz) large coconut shreds
  • 65g (2oz) icing sugar

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180C/350F. Lightly oil two baking sheets.Cream the butter and icing sugar together until fluffy. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the lime juice. Add the remaining lime juice, zest, egg, flour, baking powder, dessicated coconut and mix well to form a soft dough.
  2. Place six spoonfuls of the mixture well apart on each of the baking sheets. Flatten with a fork and sprinkle over the coconut shreds. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. To decorate mix the reserved lime juice with the icing sugar to make a thin icing. Drizzle the icing over the biscuits. Leave to set. These biscuits can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.