Ingredients:makes 48 small biscuits
4 oz or 100g sugar
4 oz / 100g butter
4 oz / 100g ground almonds
4 oz / 100g
2 oz / 50g chopped almonds
Cream the butter and sugar together, then work in the ground almondsand flour.
Separate the egg yolk and white and keep a little of the white.
Beat the rest of the egg and add a little at a time to the mixture,working it in until a firm dough is produced.
Roll out 1/8th inch thick or 3mm and cut into rounds or shapes.
Brush the dough with white of egg and decorate with chopped almonds.
gas mark 4 350°F 180°C
Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until they are golden brown.
Cool on a wire tray and store in an airtight tin.