Poppy Seed Biscuits

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I love poppy seeds.  …. even on christmas! 🙂





Poppy Seed Biscuits
Gericht: Adventskalender 2017, Biscuits and Cookies
For shortcrust
  • 125 g butter softened
  • 75 g sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 egg
  • 250 g flour
For poppy seed filling
  • 150 ml milk
  • 40 g sugar
  • 40 g honey
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • some lemon peel
  • 150 g poppy seed grounded
  • 1 Tbls rum
  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 2 Tbls water
  1. Whisk softened butter with sugar and salt.

  2. Add egg and mix.

  3. Add flour and knead (with hands).

  4. Place in fridge for 1 hour.

Poppy seed filling
  1. Boil milk, sugar, honey, cinnamon and lemon peel.

  2. Add poppy seed and let boil for 2 minutes.

  3. Pour in rum and let to cool.

  1. Roll out the dough in a rectangular form (on floured surface), spread the poppy seed mix evenly and roll firmly.

  2. Wrap in plastic film an place for 1 hour in freezer. (in two halves)

  3. Cut in slices (1/2 cm) and put on baking tray (with baking paper)

  4. Bake in preheated oven at 180° C for 14 minutes.

  5. Mix icing sugar and water to a paste and spread on. (I used a freezer bag. Just cut one tip of and squeeze)

Enjoy baking!

Maggi & Family

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