Ratafia Biscuits

Preparation info

  • 24–36

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • egg whites
  • 1 oz. butter
  • 6 oz.


Beat the egg whites stiffly in a large bowl. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the ground almonds and mix well together. Fold into the egg whites and mix to a smooth paste. When the mixture begins to get stiff put it into a large bag with a plain pipe. Place the rice paper or greaseproof paper on a baking-sheet and pipe small drops about 2 in. apart. Bake in a moderate oven (350° F., Ga