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Polenta, pistachio and lime biscuits

Recipe from: 19 April 2016
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Ingredients 13
Servings 25
Time 10min + Standing time


  • 75
    butter, softened
  • 75
    castor sugar
  • 1
  • 1
    egg yolk, extra
  • 1
    cake flour, sifted
  • 3/4
  • grated zest of 1 lime
  • 2
  • 1/4
    pistachio nuts, shelled and chopped
  • ICING:
  • 1
    icing sugar, sifted
  • 2
    hot water
  • extra lime zest


Preheat oven to 180°C. Place butter, sugar, egg, egg yolk, flour, polenta and lime zest in the bowl of a food mixer.

Beat until combined. Add the milk and beat in until the dough comes together in a soft ball. Add the nuts.

Roll out dough between 2 sheets of clingfilm until it’s about ½–1cm thick. Place in freezer for 10 minutes or until firm. Cut out biscuits with biscuit cutter and place on a lined baking tray.

Bake for 10–12 minutes, or until golden. Allow to cool completely on a cooling rack before icing.

To make the icing, sift icing sugar into a bowl and stir in water. Drizzle mixture over biscuits and top with extra lime zest.

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