Plain Linzer Biscuits Recipe

Summary

Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod

Ingredients

 Flour1 1⁄2 Pound
 Butter7 Ounce
 Lard5 Ounce
 Sugar7 Ounce
 Eggs2
 Hazelnuts2 Ounce
 Cinnamon1 Pinch
 Soda bicarbonate1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon rind1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6449 Calories from Fat 3127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 354 g544.3%

Saturated Fat 164.2 g821%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 984.3 mg

Sodium 859.8 mg35.8%

Total Carbohydrates 729 g243.1%

Dietary Fiber 24.8 g99%

Sugars 203.7 g

Protein 93 g186.3%

Vitamin A 109.2% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 28.3% Iron 201.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Weigh and put on the pastry board the flour, butter and lard.
Rub well together, add the sugar, ground hazelnuts, 2 whole eggs, bicarbonate of soda, grated lemon rind and a pinch of cinnamon.
Knead together lightly, form into a loaf and keep in a cold place for one hour.
Roll out to pencil thickness; stamp out with different biscuit cutters to various shapes.
Put biscuits on a baking sheet, brush tops with beaten egg, sprinkle with coarsely chopped almonds, and bake in a moderate oven till biscuits are of a light golden colour.
Ground walnuts or almonds may be used instead of hazelnuts.
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