Article by Angela Haldane
Cardamon biscuits (WF, GF, DF)
Here's a recipe for some very tasty gluten and dairy-free treats. Cardamon, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, promotes circulation, aids digestion, alleviates chest congestion and is warming.
1 cup of raw cashews, blended into a fine meal
½ cup coconut oil
3 tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp lemon zest
1 cup brown rice flour
1 tablespoon of ground cardamom (or 50:50 cardamom:ginger)
½ cup icing sugar
Preheat oven to 180ºC.
Beat coconut oil, honey, vanilla extract and lemon zest together until light and fluffy.
Add flour and cardamom, stir well.
Add cashew meal and mix well.
Roll mixture into teaspoon size balls and place on lined baking tray.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then while still warm, roll each biscuit in icing sugar