Monday, 30 April 2012

Orange and Poppy Seed Shortbread Biscuits

Since I have had a Thermomix I now lament over all the bits of food that I previously have thrown away which I now find uses for and can turn into something delicious in literally seconds!

Orange peel!! Who would have thought a little piece of peel could add so much flavour? I have started shaving off all the orange rind before I cut up an orange for myself or the kiddies to eat, and I keep the little peels in a small container in the freezer...perfect for adding to recipes later. 

Such as Orange & Poppy Seed Shortbread Biscuits!!

Using the shortbread recipe from the Thermomix EDC (Everyday Cooking) cookbook, I simply added 1TB of peel (around 20g) and 1 TB of poppy seeds. Add the peel in with the sugar first to get finely grated up, and add the poppy seeds in at the kneading stage. Too easy!

What other recipes do you add orange peel to?

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this. I have a recipe for Lemon and Poppy Seed shortbread I did years ago and I was wondering how to adjust it for the Thermomix.
    I'll just follow your instructions above but use lemon peel instead of orange (though I might try some orange ones also)