Almond Pistachio Cookied With Saffron Icing

Almond Pistachio Cookied With Saffron Icing

Ingredients:

  • 140 grams – whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 5 tablespoons – sunflower oil
  • 7 tablespoons – low fat milk
  • 6 tablespoons – muscovado sugar / castor sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon – vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup – almonds, blanched and sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup – pistachio, coarsely powdered
  • 1/4 teaspoon – bicarbonate of soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • Icing – 2 1/2 tbsp castor sugar, 3 drops of warm milk and 3 strands of s

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degree C and line a baking tray.
  2. Mix together the oil, milk, sugar and vanilla essence in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, mix together the flour, almond slices pistachio, salt and bicaarbonate of soda.
  4. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture and add the liquid mixture and mix lightly with a wooden spoon. Do not overmix.
  5. Scoop 1 tsp of the mixture and roll into balls. Place them on the lined baking tray, spaced well apart and flatten slightly.
  6. Place the tray in the centre of the oven and bake for about 8-10 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre of a cookie, comes out clean.
  7. Let the cookies cool in the tray for 5 minutes and then transfer them on a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Drizzle the icing on the cookies. Leave to set.

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