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Makes 50-60 biscuits
- 230ml extra virgin olive oil
- 170g caster sugar
- 130g demerara sugar
- 1 vanilla pod
- 1 lemon zest
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp milk
- 330g plain flour, sifted
- A pinch of salt
- 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Mix together the olive oil, sugars, vanilla and lemon zest. Add the eggs and milk, and mix well, then add the sifted flour, salt and bicarbonate of soda, and let the dough rest for 24 hours.
Preheat the oven to 170C/340F/gas mark 3-4. Roll the dough into small balls, flatten slightly then bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes, until golden brown.
For extra sweetness, sprinkle with golden caster sugar.
This recipe was inspired by Francesco Mazzei
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