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February 26, 2009

Ginger Nut Biscuit

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Last Updated: 26-2-2009
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Ingredients :    
1. Vanaspati (Dalda) or butter - 1/2 kg
2. Sugar - 150 gm
3. Coarsely ground sugar - 50 gm
4. Egg yolk
- 2 nos
  Thick Ginger juice (without water) - 2 dsp
5. Refined flour
- 1/2 kg
  Powdered dry ginger
- 1 dsp
  Salt - to taste
6. Finely chopped cashew nuts - 100 gm
7. Vanilla essence - 1/4 tsp
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Method :

Melt 150gm sugar in a thick bottom pan. When the colour changes to light red, pour it to a greased flat vessel evenly. Allow to cool and take it out of the vessel and grind. 

Sieve all the 5th ingredients together. Mix well the vanaspati or butter with the prepared sugar powder and the coarsely ground sugar. Add egg yolk and ginger juice alternately into it and mix. Add sieved flour, cashew nuts and vanilla essence and knead without much pressure, to make a fine dough. Make small balls from the dough and shape it like cashew nuts. Bake the biscuits at 300oC for about 20 minutes.

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