Recipe

Ghoriba biscuits

These Middle Eastern biscuits are perfumed with orange flower water.

  • 35 mins cooking
  • Makes 30 Item
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Ingredients

Ghoriba biscuits
  • 90 gram butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup (200g) pure icing sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup (200g) fine semolina flour
  • 1 1/2 cup (225g) self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange blossom water
  • 2 tablespoon pure icing sugar, extra

Method

Ghoriba biscuits
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C/325°F. Grease oven trays; line with baking paper.
  • 2
    Combine butter, eggs and sifted icing sugar in large bowl. Stir in semolina, sifted flour, extract and orange blossom water.
  • 3
    Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls, place about 7.5cm (3 inches) apart on trays; flatten slightly. Sift extra icing sugar over biscuits.
  • 4
    Bake biscuits about 15 minutes or until golden and sugar has `cracked'. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

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