Lemon Crinkle

Lemon Crinkle

4.41 from 27 votes
Course Dessert
Cuisine english, Irish
Servings 12 biscuits


  • 100 g butter melted
  • 120 g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 300 g flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 lemon zest, and juice
  • 50 g icing sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 180˚c.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter. set aside to cool for 2 minutes.
  • Next, in a bowl, pour the melted butter and add the caster sugar. Stir until smooth.
  • Add the lemon zest and juice, the egg and stir in the flour and baking powder. Stir until a sandy texture dough is achieved.
  • Set aside for 15 minutes for the dough to settle.
  • Then, sieve some icing sugar in a large bowl or dish.
  • With a tablespoon, create 12 walnut size balls and deep them in the icing sugar.
  • Place on the lined baking tray.
  • Transfer in the oven and bake for 15 minutes at 180˚C.
  • Remove from the oven and set aside for 5 minutes before removing from the baking tray.
  • Keep in a tight container and enjoy within a few days
Keyword afternoon tea, biscuit, Cake, cupcake, Kevin Dundon, lemon

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