Lino Hazelnut Biscuits

  • 12/09/2013
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 45 min

These two coloured biscuits will hypnotise with their interesting look and will pleasantly surprise with their delicious taste. They are a perfect treat in winter months along with hot cup of tea or cocoa.

Ingredients

  • 175 g plain flour
  • 100 g butter, cubed
  • 110 g caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp full cream milk
  • 150 g Lino hazelnut spread
  • 50 g roasted hazelnuts, ground
  • caster sugar

Preparation

  1. 1.
    In a deeper bowl combine flour, butter and caster sugar. Mix using electric food mixer until it becomes crumbly.
  2. 2.
    Add egg yolk, milk and mix.
  3. 3.
    Place dough on floured surface and knead to completely combine. Roll into a ball shape, put on plate, cover with cling wrap and place in refrigerator, for at least one hour.
  4. 4.
    Sprinkle some flour on bench (to prevent the dough from sticking) and roll out dough into 30x20cm.
  5. 5.
    Spread with Lino hazelnut spread, sprinkle with hazelnuts and roll to close.
  6. 6.
    Wrap roll in either cling wrap or baking paper and place in the refrigerator for an hour.
  7. 7.
    Preheat oven to 180°C.
  8. 8.
    Remove roll from cling wrap or baking paper and slice, approx. 1 cm thickness.
  9. 9.
    Place on baking tray and bake for 15 minutes.
  10. 10.
    Remove from oven and sprinkle with caster sugar. Let stand for about 15-20 minutes and slice.

Serving

Serves well with a hot beverage.

Tip

If storing in container, ensure biscuits cool down completely before closing, which will prevent them from absorbing the moisture.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 473 / 1.977 - -
Fat g 25,42 - -
Carbohydrates g 44,39 - -
Dietary fibre g 1,18 - -
Protein g 6,16 - -
Sodium g 0,29 0 0
Vitamin A μg 524,57 13 10
Vitamin D μg 13,19 7 7
Niacin mg 2,60 19 13
Pantothenic acid mg 0,32 5 5
Potassium mg 72,75 2 2
Calcium mg 28,48 3 3
Phosphorous mg 71,02 9 9

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)