Sweet Brazilian Biscuits

brazilian biscuitsThese sweet Brazilian biscuits were enjoyed by students at Fisher House, the chaplaincy of Cambridge University, at the launch of their Connect2:Brazil partnership.

Buttery and sweet, they are an ideal treat to accompany a party during the football world cup or honestly, at any time you want to indulge.


200g/7oz plain flour

1/4 tea spoon salt

225g/8oz granulated sugar

1 large egg

1/4 tea spoon vanilla extract

175g/60z butter



Place the flour, salt and sugar in a big mixing bowl and mix well.

Add egg, vanilla, blend, then add butter and mix well.

Set aside for 15 minutes to rest.

Preheat the oven to 190C (gas mark 5).

Put a small amount on a greased baking tray.

Bake for 10-15 minutes.

And serve!



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