Thursday, June 16, 2011

Simple cardamon biscuit

Hi lovelies , Hope you all had a great week so far. I baked a new biscuit past weekend which was absolutely delicious. the special ingredient in there is cardamon spice which smells really really good, but it has strong smell so be careful about that. In Persian it's called ( شیرینی‌ سپهسالار) but I have no idea what to name it here, so I call it "simple cardamon biscuit". now let's get to the recipe :
Ingredients :
3/4 cup butter at room temperature
3 cup of flour
2 eggs
1 1/8 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup yogurt 

1/8 cup warm milk ( not hot )
1 teaspoon of yeast
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of cardamon powder

First mix the milk, yeast and 1 teaspoon of sugar in a cup and let the yeast works its magic for about 10 minutes.

Turn on the oven to 350 F and in bowl mix the butter with powdered sugar till they become soft ( for about 4-5 minutes).
Then add the eggs one by one and mix between each for about 1 minute. add the cardamon, yogurt, baking powder and salt and mix for few minutes to get the all well mixed. add the milk+yeast mix and flour to the rest and mix for few minutes. 
Now the dough is ready, and it's time to put in the oven. take a baking pan and lightly grease it. you could use a spoon and put a spoon of dough on the pan and press it with a back slightly. or you could use those cake icing tubes which I did. just leave enough space between each so they don't stuck to each other.
Cook them for 20-25 min in the oven or till the top gets golden.
It has a soft, fluffy texture with the scent of cardamon that goes perfectly with tea :)

Have a great Thursday everyone,

No comments:

Post a Comment