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Pistachio & Lime Biscuits



Pistachio & Lime Biscuits


  • 225g (8 oz) Self Raising Flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 170g (6 oz) Butter
  • 110g (4 oz) Golden Caster Sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 75g Shelled Pistachios, roughly chopped
  • Zest of 2 Limes


Preparation Method

  1. Preheat oven 180 C/ 350F / Gas 4
  2. Sift flour and salt into a bowl, then rub in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Add sugar, chopped pistachios and lime zest
  4. Add the beaten egg and mix into a stiff dough, turn out onto a floured surface and knead gently until smooth.
  5. Wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge for minimum  30 mins.
  6. Remove from the fridge and cut in 5mm – 10mm slices (makes about 20 biscuits)
  7. Place these rounds on baking tray slightly press down – Do not place them to close or they’ll stick together
  8. Bake in oven for about 15 mins until golden.
  9. Enjoy!


Sammie says:
I love these biscuits and I have a very good friend who will love me even more for making them! Thanks for sharing. Sammie www.feastingisfun.com