Soetkoekies

Recipe from: 04 December 2014
recipes, bake, cookies

Ingredients 12
Servings 60 small cookies
Time 00:20

Ingredients

  • 4
    cup
    cake flour
  • 375
    ml
    sugar (caster sugar)
  • 1
    tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1
    tsp
    ground ginger
  • 5
    ml
    ground cloves
  • 1/2
    tsp
    salt
  • 1
    cup
    butter
  • 1/4
    cup
    cooking fat / butter
  • 1
    tsp
    bicarbonate soda
  • 30
    ml
    luke warm water
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • cinnamon sugar for dusting after baking
 

Method

00:10
 
* Ideally, you should make the dough the day before and let it stand overnight.

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Sift the flour, salt and spices together. Add the sugar.
Rub in the butter and fat until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Dissolve the bicarbonate soda in the water and add to the beaten egg.
Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture to make a dough. Knead until thoroughly mixed. * Leave to stand overnight.

Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 5 mm.
Cut out rounds with cookie cutter and stamp a message on with cookie stamp.
Place on a greased baking tray and bake for 10 minutes.
Place biscuits on a wire rack, sprinkle immediately with some cinnamon sugar and cool.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Life is a Zoo Biscuit. To see more recipes, please click here.
 

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