The Best Biscuit Recipe I’ve Ever Baked

This is the best biscuit recipe I’ve ever baked. I prepared them yesterday to take them to my daughter today (she studies 100km from home). I decided to prepare them to her because she likes very much cereals and this recipe seemed to put together a lot of good flavors and cereals.

It is also an easy recipe that doesn’t request any special expertise. I found it in a great Italian blog, Trattoria da Martina, from where I had already tried other recipes with success, such as the Light Baked Salmon. The only thing I changed is that I used almonds instead of hazelnuts, just because there were no hazelnuts in my market that day.

You should use the mixer for a few seconds, just to lightly grind the rolled oats. Grossly mince the almonds and raisins. Mix it all and lei it rest for half an hour in the fridge before enlarging and cutting the dough.

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A tasty biscuit with oat and raisins

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18 servings

Ingredients

  • 100 gr of rolled oats
  • 50 gr of corn flour
  • 50 gr of whole wheat flour
  • 45 gr of brown sugar
  • 20 gr of white sugar
  • 100 gr of butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Fleur de Sel ( or common salt)
  • 50 gr of almonds
  • 50 gr of raisins

Directions

  1. Use a mixer to lightly grind the rolled oats for a few seconds.
  2. Add the other dry ingredients and mix them well.
  3. Chop up the almonds and raisins grossly.
  4. Add the cold butter and the milk.
  5. Mix it all with a mixer or using your hands until all ingredients are well distributed.
  6. Cover it with plastic wrap and put into the fridge for half an hour.
  7. After this time, spread the mixture on a working surface covered with baking paper using a rolling pan, adding some flour when needed, to a thickness of about 1/2 cm/0.20in.
  8. Using a biscuit cutter cut the biscuits and place them on a sheet of baking paper and put in the fridge for 20 minutes (it will help the biscuits to keep their shape during baking).
  9. Bake in preheated oven (180°C/346°F) for about 12 minutes.Turn off the oven, open it and let the biscuits rest for 5 minutes.
  10. Transfer them to a grill to cool down.
  11. When cold, store them into a plastic bag or in a biscuit can.
  12. Makes 36 biscuits.

Tips

  • Buon appetito!

 

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