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Brazil: Recipe for Biscoitos de Maizena

June 21st, 2010 Permalink

These  delicious and easy sweet biscuits from Brazil are a tasty treat to share with friends. Make sure an adult helps you – especially when using an oven. Biscoitos de Maizena Ingredients: 200g/7oz cornflour, 1/4 teasp salt,  225g/8oz granulated sugar,  1 large egg,  1/4 teasp vanilla extract, 175g/6oz butter (makes 36!)         1. Place […]

These  delicious and easy sweet biscuits from Brazil are a tasty treat to share with friends. Make sure an adult helps you – especially when using an oven.

Biscoitos de Maizena

Ingredients:

200g/7oz cornflour,
1/4 teasp salt, 
225g/8oz granulated sugar, 
1 large egg, 
1/4 teasp vanilla extract,
175g/6oz butter
(makes 36!)        

1. Place the cornflour, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
2. Add the egg and vanilla and blend thoroughly then add the butter and mix well. 
3. Set aside for 15 minutes to rest. 
4. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, gas mark 5 and line 2 or 3 baking sheets with parchment paper.
5. Form the dough into 2.5cm/1-inch balls and place on the  lined baking sheets, spreading well apart. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

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