Currant cookies

Recipe from: 11/23/2000 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 12
Servings 55
Time

Ingredients

  • 225
    g
    butter
  • 375
    ml
    sugar
  • 2
    extra-large eggs
  • 1
    lemon, finely grated rind
  • 2
    ml
    rum essence
  • 750
    ml
    cake flour
  • 5
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 5
    ml
    cream of tartar
  • 2
    ml
    baking powder
  • 1
    ml
    salt
  • 190
    ml
    currants, rinsed
  • 500
    ml
    cornflakes, crushed
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC and butter a few baking sheets or spray with non-stick spray. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and creamy. Add the eggs one by one, beating well after each addition. Add the lemon rind and rum essence. Sift the dry ingredients together and add the currants. Add to the butter mixture and mix to form a dough, (if the dough is too soft, add a little cake flour. Take small pieces of the dough and roll into balls. Roll in the crushed cornflakes and arrange on the prepared baking sheets. Flatten slightly with a fork and bake for 5 to 7 minutes until golden brown.
 

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