Halwai August 8, 2020

Ingredients:

• 2.5 cups – all purpose flour
• 3/4 cup – Butter (no substitutes), softened
• 1 cup – Sugar
• 1/4 cup – Poppy Seeds
• 1 – Egg
• 1 tbsp – Milk
• 2 tsp – finely grated Lemon peel
• 1/2 tsp – vanilla extract
• 1/2 tsp – Lemon extract

Method:

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Beat in egg, milk lemon peel and extracts.
  3. Add flour and poppy seeds; mix well.
  4. Shape into two 8 in. rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap.
  5. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm.
  6. Unwrap and cut into 1/4 in slice.
  7. Place 2 in apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden.
  9. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.