Easy Perfect Vickys Mexican-Style Mantecados, GF DF EF SF NF

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Vickys Mexican-Style Mantecados, GF DF EF SF NF.

Vickys Mexican-Style Mantecados, GF DF EF SF NF You can make Vickys Mexican-Style Mantecados, GF DF EF SF NF using 8 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Vickys Mexican-Style Mantecados, GF DF EF SF NF

  1. You need 175 grams of gold-foil Stork margerine / butter.
  2. It’s 100 grams of caster or soft brown sugar.
  3. You need 200 grams of gluten-free / plain flour.
  4. Prepare 100 grams of ground almonds or 80g extra flour.
  5. Prepare 1/4 tsp of xantham gum if using GF flour.
  6. You need 1 of finely grated zest of 1 lemon.
  7. You need 1 tsp of ground cinnamon.
  8. Prepare 1 of icing / powdered sugar for dusting.

Vickys Mexican-Style Mantecados, GF DF EF SF NF instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 3 / 160C / 325°F and line a baking sheet with greaseproof parchment.
  2. In a bowl, beat the butter until creamy then beat in the sugar.
  3. Stir in the flour, ground almonds, xanthan gum, lemon zest and cinnamon and combine well to form a soft dough.
  4. Knead the dough lightly until smooth, then roll out on a floured surface until half an inch thick. Cut with a 6cm round cutter and put the rounds onto the baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden then transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  6. Dust generously with icing sugar to serve and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  7. These are a traditional Christmas cookie popular in Spain and Mexico. They are quite similar to Scottish shortbread.

recipe by Vicky@Jacks Free-From Cookbook @cookpad