Eggless Fruit n nut Biscuits !!! Karachi Bakery style !!


Fruit n nut biscuits are a definite buy whenever we visit India !! These Karachi bakery goodies are so filled with flavors of tutti frutti , cashews n raisins..
They are crunchy on the outside with soft center's....
These biscuits are perfect for snacking and serve as great accompaniment for tea...
These are loved by one n all irrespective of  their age !!!


Ingredients :
  • 250 gm / 2 cups : All purpose flour / Maida
  • 75 gm/ 1/2 cup : Tutti frutti
  • 50 gm / 1/3 cup +3 tbsp : Cashews chopped
  • 30 gm/ 1/4 cup : Raisins chopped
  • 50 gm / 1/3 cup : Custard powder
  • 15 gm / 2 tbsp : Milk powder
  • 1 tsp : Cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp : Baking powder
  • 150 gm / 2/3 cup : Unsalted Butter at room temperature
  • 150 gm / 2/3 cup : Icing /Powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp : Pineapple essence
  • 2 tbsp : water
Method
  • Sift the flour, custard powder and baking powder together, add the tutti frutti , 1/3 cup cashews and raisins to this , Mix well n set in a bowl..
  • In another bowl add the butter, water and powdered sugar n beat until soft n creamy..
  • Next combine the flour mixture n butter mixture and knead into a dough...
  • Once kneaded set this in the refrigerator for 10 mins..
  • Later divide the dough into two portions..
  • Next dust the counter top or working table with a tbsp of flour and roll the dough into a rectangle with 0.5 mm thickness...
  • Now sprinkle 1 1/2 tbsp of cashews over this n roll lightly ..so that the cashew are pressed in the dough...
  • Now cut them into desired shapes ...
  • Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper n set in the refrigerator until next dough ball is rolled n cut...
  • Repeat the same with another dough ball..
  • Later bake these in an preheated oven at 180°c / 350°f for 10 mins..
  • Once baked remove n allow them to stand on the baking sheet for 5 mins ..
  • Now transfer on to a wire rack n allow them to cool completely..
Perfectly baked fruit n nut biscuits are ready dig in !!
Store in an air tight container n cherish till stock lasts...
Mildly sweet , crunchy n soft goodies ...yumm yumm !!!

Make n enjoy with u r loved ones ..
We loved it hope you will love it too !!!

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