Crisp Lemon Biscuits

Crisp Lemon Biscuits

Crisp Lemon Biscuits

An super easy to follow desert recipe with a tingling lemon twist. Make 16 Lemon Biscuits in just under 30 minutes. Enjoy.

  • Recipe serves: 16
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 15 min


  • 85 g / 1/3 cup Flora Pro.Activ Buttery or original
  • 1/4 cup pure icing sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 cup cornflour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup self-raising flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup pure icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 1/2 - 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 32 plain, unsalted pistachios


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place Flora pro-activ and icing sugar in a bowl and beat with a hand held mixer until creamy. Stir in the sifted flours, lemon zest and lemon juice and mix until smooth.
  3. Using a small tsp, place mixture into the prepared baking tray. Press each biscuit down lightly with a floured fork.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until light golden. Cool for a few minutes on the tray before transferring to a wire cooling rack to cool.
  5. To make the icing, mix icing sugar and sufficient lemon juice to make a creamy thick icing.
  6. Ice the biscuits and decorate with pistachios. Allow to set before serving.
  7. TIP:Make the biscuits even zestier by adding lemon zest to the icing.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Energy (kcal) 90 kcal
Energy (kJ) 375 kJ
Protein (g) 0.6 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g) 13.9 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g) 13.6 g
Sugar (g) 5.9 g
Fibre (g) 0.3 g
Fat (g) 3.6 g
Saturated fat (g) 0.7 g
Unsaturated fat (g) 0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat (g) 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0.1 g
Trans fat (g) 0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg) 0 mg
Sodium (mg) 71 mg
Salt (g) 0.18 g
Vitamin A (IU) 4 IU
Vitamin C (mg) 1.4 mg
Calcium (mg) 15 mg
Iron (mg) 0.25 mg
Potassium (mg) 18 mg