8oz ground almonds
8 oz castor sugar
whites of 3 eggs
a handful of blanched almonds


1. pre heat the oven to gas mark 4
2. mix sugar and almonds together
3. beat the egg white slightly
4. add suficient egg to the almond and sugar mix, to form a paste
5. wet hands and roll mixture into small balls
6. place balls onto a baking sheet
7. split almonds in half
8. push half an almond into top of each ball
9. put in oven and bake till light golden biscuit colour(approx 20 mins)
10.leave on tray for about 5 minutes
11.move onto a cooling tray
12.when completely cold store in an airtight container

Will keep well if air tight

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