Kumquat biscuits

Total time: 30m
Preparation Time: 20m

For 24 piece

Nutritional Information

Contains 107 Kcal, 2g Protein, 13g Carbohydrates, 5g Fat


  • Biscuit dough
  • 100 g butter, soft
  • 1 parcel bourbon vanilla sugar
  • 120 g ground cane sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 eggs
  • 50 g almond slivers, toasted
  • 200 g white flour
  • 0.5 tsp baking powder
  • 0.5 tsp gingerbread spice
  • 125 g kumquats, rinsed with hot water, dabbed dry, thinly sliced
  • To bake
  • 2.5 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

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  • Biscuit dough

    Place the butter in a bowl, add the sugar, vanilla sugar and salt. Stir in the egg, beat for approx. 3 mins. using the whisk on a hand mixer. Mix the almonds, flour, baking powder and gingerbread spice, stir into the mixture. Shape approx. 40 balls by hand, place on two baking trays lined with baking paper. Top with the kumquats and press down gently.
  • To bake

    Approx. 10 mins. in an oven preheated to 180°C (convection). Remove from the oven, leave the biscuits to cool on a rack. Mix the icing sugar and lemon juice, drizzle the icing over the biscuits.
  • Note:

    Once cool, these biscuits can be packaged up and frozen. Keep for approx. 1 month. Defrost the biscuits on a cooling rack.

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