Orange and Almond Nut Biscuits

Orange and Almond Nut Biscuits

From   Tea Time

Prep: 1 hour

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Orange flavoured biscuits rolled in chopped almonds and baked


  • Orange juice 1 tbsp
  • Orange zest, grated ½ tsp
  • Orange food colour a few drops
  • Almonds, chopped 4 tbsps
  • Refined flour 155 gms
  • Butter 115 gms
  • Sugar 100 gms
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Baking powder 1 tsp


  • Take butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and bet with an electric beater till light and fluffy. Add orange juice, vanilla essence, orange zest and orange food color and continue to beat.
  • Add flour and baking powder and mix well, making sure all the ingredients are well combined and make a dough.
  • Wrap the dough in cling film and keep it in the refrigerator for some time to firm up.
  • Preheat oven to 180º C. Line a baking tray with butter paper.
  • Spread the chopped almonds on a plate.
  • Remove the dough from the refrigerator, make equal sized roundels, coat them with chopped almonds and keep them in the prepared baking tray. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
  • Take the tray out of the oven and cool slightly. Arrange the biscuits on a serving platter and serve warm cool them completely and store in an airtight container.