Sunday, 12 August 2012

Here's a little Sunday Afternoon recipe for you

Chewy Cherry Bakewell Cookies (wheat Free!)

Makes 8 large or 12 medium sized cookies
275g Ground almonds
100g Golden Syrup
50g soft light brown sugar
50g softened Unsalted Butter
75g chopped glace (or dried sour) cherries, plus extra to decorate
1 large Free Range Egg
grated zest of 1/2 lemon
large pinch of Bicarbonate of Soda
pinch of salt
A few drops of Almond Extract

for the icing
50g icing sugar
1 teaspoon water
grated zest of the other 1/2 of the lemon

  • Preheat the Oven to 180degrees C
  • put all the ingredients for the cookies in a bowl and beat well until combined
  • roll into equal sized balls and put on a large lined baking sheet, spread apart
  • press each biscuit flat
  • bake for 15mins, until golden brown, they will still be very soft to touch
  • leave to cool on the tray for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool
  • mix the ingredients for the icing
  • when cool. drizzle with icing and decorate with the cherries
...Hope you enjoy these easy-peasy Sunday afternoon treats, lovely with a cuppa, or a dollop of vanilla ice cream (as my children like them)!

Oh and by the way.... ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT UNTIL GBBO!!!

C x

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