Lemony Nut Biscuits

Lemony Nut Biscuits

From   Tea Time

Prep: 1 hour 45 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

These biscuits have the flavour and taste of lemon and crunch of walnuts


  • Lemon juice 2 tsps
  • Lemon zest, grated 2 tsps
  • Walnuts, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Butter 115 gms
  • Castor sugar 100 gms
  • Egg yolk 1
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Orange zest, grated 2 tsps
  • Refined flour 155 gms
  • Egg whites 2


  • Take butter in a mixing bowl, add castor sugar and cream together with an electric beater till light and fluffy.
  • Add egg yolk and vanilla essence and beat well. Add lemon juice, lemon rind, orange zest and refined flour and continue to beat with the electric beater till all the ingredients come together. Lightly knead with your hand and keep it in the refrigerator for 1 hour to chill and set.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ยบ C. Line a baking tray with butter paper.
  • Take the bowl out of the refrigerator, divide the mixture into equal portions and roll them into balls.
  • Take the egg whites in a bowl and beat well with a fork. Take the walnuts in another bowl.
  • Dip each cookie ball in the egg white and roll only their tops in the walnuts, press lightly and place on the prepared tray.
  • Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Bring the tray out of the oven and let the cookies cool down. Arrange them on a serving platter and serve with cups of hot tea.