Lemon Biscuits


  • Mixing bowls
  • Cookie sheet



  • 225g plain  flour
  • 150g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 115g butter melted or very softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

For Sugar Coating

  • 100g white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest



  • Add the dry ingredients to a bowl and whisk to blend. In a smaller bowl, add the wet ingredients and mix.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix into a big ball. Wrap this and refrigerate for 30-45 minutes or overnight.
  • Make the lemon sugar by adding the sugar and lemon zest to a bowl.
  • Preheat the oven to 180C
  • Remove the dough from the refrigerator. Roll into balls with your hands and then roll them into the lemon sugar.
  • Place the sugar coated cookie dough balls on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and flatten with the bottom of a glass.
  • Bake at 180C for 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool on a cooling rack.