Orange passion biscuits

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Appears in
A Simple Table

By Michele Cranston

Published 2016

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These are a beautiful Italian-style biscuit to which I’ve added a dash of zesty Australian flavour with the fresh passionfruit juice. They’re crisp and tart, with an interesting texture from the semolina, and just perfect to nibble on with your favourite coffee.


  • 60 g ( oz) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


In a bowl, whisk together the melted butter, olive oil, passionfruit juice and egg. Stir in the orange zest, sugar, sifted flour, semolina, baking powder and salt. Turn the dough out onto a long piece of baking paper and shape it into a long roll about 4 cm (