CHOCOLATE-ORANGE ALMOND FINGERS
These biscuits are a tad indulgent, making them ideal for the foodies in your family.
MAKES 30-35 BISCUITS PREPARATION: 30 MIN BAKING: 12-15 MIN
250g soft butter or margarine 125ml (½c) white sugar 60ml (¼c) icing sugar 2 eggs 1 egg yolk 10ml (2t) vanilla essence 625ml (2½c) cake flour pinch of salt 2,5ml (½t) baking powder grated zest of 1 orange 50g almonds, chopped TO FINISH 100g dark chocolate, melted 50g almonds, chopped (optional)
Preheat the oven to 160°C. Line two large baking sheets with baking paper. 1 Mix the butter or margarine and two kinds of sugar with an electric beater until creamy.