Lime, Clove and Macadamia Biscuits

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Appears in
A World in My Kitchen

By Peter Gordon

Published 2003

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Lime and dove, for some reason, work really well together; it’s as if they hit the higher notes in your mouth. I’m currently on a macadamia fad, but if you’re not, then replace them with any mild nut you prefer — almonds and peanuts are good.


  • 250 g (8 oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 80 g (2 ½


Preheat oven to 170°C/340°F/Gas Mark 3–4. Line two baking trays with baking paper. Cream butter, icing sugar, zest and cloves until pale. Sift flours and baking powder and mix into butter, then stir in nuts. Divide mixture into 24