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  • 3 large egg whites
  • 125 g castor sugar
  • 125 g sieved plain flour
  • 55 g cubed and chilled butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100 g chopped hazelnuts


  • Place flour, caster sugar and butter in food processor, blend until they resemble fine bread crumbs.
  • Add vanilla extract and egg whites and allow to mix until a smooth paste in formed. Put into fridge for 2 hours
  • Line a tray with baking parchment, spoon a small amount of the biscuit mixture onto it and spread the mixture out with the back of a spoon.
  • Sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts. Bake at 180°C for 6 to 10 minutes until golden around edges.
  • Allow to cool on wire tray and when cold transfer to an airtight container.
  • If there is any biscuit mixture left over, it can be frozen.

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