Using Herbs and Spices

Spicy Whole Meal Lemon Twists Recipe

Spicy Whole Meal Lemon Twists Recipe

Ingredients:

2/3 cup whole meal plain flour

1/2 cup white plain flour

1 tsp mixed spice

1/4 cup castor sugar

1/3 cup unprocessed bran

2 tsp grated lemon rind

90g butter, chopped

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 tbsp unprocessed bran (extra)

2 tsp raw sugar

Method:

  • Sift flours, spice and castor sugar. Stir in bran and rind. Rub in butter, stir in egg, mix to a firm dough. Knead dough on lightly floured surface until smooth. Cover and refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.

  • Roll dough between sheets of greaseproof paper. Cut into 1 1/2cm strips crossways, cut strips in half to measure 12 1/2cm. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.

  • Gently twist strips, sprinkle with combined extra bran and raw sugar. Place strips about 1cm apart on greased oven trays.

  • Bake in moderately hot oven for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on trays.

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