Crispy Lemon Angels

A delightful crispy wafer with the refreshing taste of lemon. A wonderful treat with tea, or desert wines.

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37mins
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directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 1: In a small bowl beat the egg until foamy.
  • 2: Add the buttermilk and vanilla and blend well.
  • 3: Add the baking soda one teaspoon at a time, sprinkling it in and beating until the mixture is smooth. The consistency should resemble light cream.
  • 4: Add the lemon juice all at once and blend into mixture. Stir, do not beat, (You want the mixture smooth an creamy without added air.
  • 5: The mixture will combine into a pasty lump. Scoop it out of the bowl with a spatula and spread on a floured surface.
  • 6: Sift the flour and 3/4 cup of the sugar together and use your fingertips to work it into the egg-lemon mixture. Do this carefully so as not to work in too much gluten.
  • 7: With a floured rolling pin, roll the dough to 1/32 inch thickness. With the tip of a very sharp knife cut out the "Angel" shapes, or any other fun shapes you'd like. Be creative.
  • 8: Brush each angel with melted butter.
  • 9: Place angels one inch apart on ungreased baking sheet, and bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
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  1. jason.michaels42
    A delightful crispy wafer with the refreshing taste of lemon. A wonderful treat with tea, or desert wines.
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