It was recently my birthday and I baked some birthday treats to bring into the office – oat cookies and gluten-free flapjacks. With some butter and eggs left in the fridge, I decided to bake some treats to celebrate being 26 years and 1 week old.
Hope you enjoy!
100g caster sugar
Zest of 2 lemons
1 tsp vanilla essence
150g self-raising flour
50g desiccated coconut
Line two bakes tray with grease proof paper. Preheat the oven to 180C.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and lemon zest until light and fluffy.
Beat in the lemon zest and egg.
Mix in the flour and coconut until combined.
Roll the dough into 11-12 balls, place on the bake trays and bake in the preheated over for 10-12 minutes.
Allow to cool slightly and harden before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.