Total Time
40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

a special occasion biscuit, very light This is a Maltese biscuit--quite easy to make though a bit fiddly. Traditionally, you ice a swirl in pink or blue (for girl or boy). I have also used this recipe for biscuits to take to a wedding, and iced the bride and grooms initial.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat the egg white till stiff.
  2. Add sugar to make a meringue.
  3. Stir in egg yolks.
  4. Gently stir in all other ingredients except flour.
  5. Fold in flour.
  6. Shape into circles or ovals about the size of the palm of your hand, by gently shaping the mix in your hand.
  7. Bake in a hot over for 7-10 minutes, till cooked but not brown.
  8. Allow to cool and ice swirl in appropriate colour.

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