Do Lemon and Chocolate Taste Good Together?
Makes 16 biscuits
1/2 cup of vegan sunflower margarine
1/2 cup of icing sugar
Couple of drops of vanilla extract
1 teaspoon of lemon extract
1 cup + 2 tablespoons of plain flour
1/8 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
1/8 teaspoon of salt
Zest of an unwaxed lemon
½ cup of chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350f/ 180C.
Grease and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
Beat the icing sugar and margarine until creamy. Add the vanilla extract, lemon extract and lemon zest and stir to combine.In a separate bowl, sift together the flour and bicarbonate of soda.
Fold this mixture into the margarine mix in two batches. When it starts to come together fold in the chocolate chips. Roll out on a floured board. cut out with star shaped cutters. Transfer to the baking tray and bake for 12-14 minutes until they start to turn golden.
Allow to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire cooling rack.