Linzer biscuits

Linzer biscuits

Linzer biscuits

Linzer biscuits

Linzer biscuits

Prep Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course cookies
Servings 30

Equipment

  • 1 Cling film
  • 1 Baking tray or universal tray
  • 1 Round biscuit cutters (in 2 sizes)

Ingredients
  

  • 200 g butter
  • 300 g plain white flour
  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 2 medium eggs | yolk only
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • Grated zest of ½ unwaxed lemon

For the filling

  • 200 g redcurrant jelly

Instructions
 

  • Dice the butter, add to the flour, icingsugar, vanilla sugar, egg yolk, almondsand lemon zest and knead to form asmooth dough. Wrap in cling film andchill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out the dough to a thickness of2 mm and cut it out into circles. Make asmall hole in the middle of half of thebiscuits (if the biscuits are larger, make3 holes).
  • Place the biscuits onto the baking trayor universal tray, place in the oven andbake until pale yellow.
  • Allow to cool briefly after cooking.Gently heat the redcurrant jelly andspread on the biscuits without holeswhile they are still lukewarm. Place thebiscuits with the holes on top. Dust withicing sugar.

Notes

Settings Automatic programme
Cookies/ Muffins | Linzer biscuits | 1
tray / 2 trays
Programme duration 1 tray: 12 minutes
Programme duration 2 trays:
17 minutes
Manual
For 1 tray
Oven functions: Fan Plus
Temperature: 160 °C
Booster: On
Pre-heat: On
Crisp function: Off
Duration: 10–15 minutes
Shelf level: 2
For 2 trays
Oven functions: Fan Plus
Temperature: 160 °C
Booster: On
Pre-heat: On
Crisp function: Off
Duration: 13–19 minutes
Shelf level: 2 + 4 [1 + 3] (1 + 3)
Useful tip
The quantities for the ingredients are for 2 baking trays. For 1 baking tray, halve the quantities or bake the biscuits one after the other.
Keyword Linzer biscuits, Miele Moisture Plus The Cookbook
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