Makes 30 

Preparation time 1 hour


500 grams flour / maida

300 grams butter

400 grams sugar

2 eggs beaten

½ teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons lemon rind

2 tablespoons lime juice

Beat the butter in a bowl until it is light and creamy, then add the sugar and continue to beat till smooth. Mix in the lime juice, lemon rind, salt, and beaten egg. Now mix this with the flour and knead to a soft dough. Roll out the dough on to a lightly floured board to about ½ inch thickness. Cut out as many rounds as possible using a biscuit cutter or a bottle cover. Gather up the scraps, knead them together, then re-roll the dough and cut out more biscuits. Arrange the biscuits on greased baking trays and bake on the center shelf of a hot oven for 10 to 12 minutes. When done dust with icing sugar

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