Almond and orange biscuits

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Orchards in the Oasis: Recipes, travel and memories

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2010

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I first tasted these little crunchy, yet gooey biscuits in Marrakech. They keep well in a tightly closed container for up to a week and make a perfect accompaniment to ice cream and stewed fruit.


  • 50 g blanched almonds
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 100 g


Heat the oven to 160°C/Gas 3. Grind the almonds in a food processor very finely. In a large bowl, whisk the egg with the icing sugar until pale. Add the baking powder, ground almonds, semolina and orange rind and mix well.

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