NORDIC SUMMER RECIPE SERIES // DELICIOUS CINNAMON & GINGER BISCUITS

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Have you been following the Nordic summer series with a selection of Scandinavian inspired recipes created by Peta Coote? Peta is a self confessed cat lady with a very positive outlook on life and a penchant for cups of tea who adores creating ‘free from’ recipes. She believes in finding the food that feels good for YOU, whether that’s a delicious fruity smoothie or chocolate ice-cream. Peta aims to inspire others to discover, eat and enjoy the food that makes them feel good, whatever that may be! I have been following Peta for a while now and her recipes always look so delicious, so I am very happy to be able to share some of her magic with you here on that Scandinavian feeling too.

HYGGE TREAT: CINNAMON & GINGER BISCUITS
Makes 30 – 35 biscuits

I can’t quite believe we’re at the end of my Summer recipe sharing here on That Scandinavian Feeling. I have had a delightful time researching Scandinavian inspired dishes and coming up with my own free from versions. I originally had a kind of truffle in mind for the sweet recipe in this series and it just didn’t work out. I went with the flow, channeled my inner hygge and created these scrumptious cinnamon and ginger biscuits instead. It’s the first time I’ve really been able to create a proper biscuity crunch whilst keeping the recipe gluten free, refined sugar free and dairy free. I hope you enjoy these very yummy biscuits, they are perfect with a nice cup of tea or coffee!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup or 125g of rice flour
  • ½ cup or 60g of walnuts
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp of ground ginger
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 10 tbsp of agave syrup
  • 80g of dark chocolate – mine was dairy free and refined sugar free
  • 4 tbsp of agave syrup

Method:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 190’c.
  2. Place the rice flour, walnuts, cinnamon, ginger and salt into a food processor. Mix well until it all has a flour like consistency.
  3. Add the olive oil and agave syrup mix again until a dough has formed.
  4. Roll onto a floured surface and cut out the biscuits.
  5. Bake for around 15 mins on greaseproof paper.
  6. Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.
  7. Whilst they cool melt the dark chocolate and stir in the 4 tbsp of agave syrup.
  8. Once the biscuits are completely cool, spread the chocolate on evenly and pop into the fridge for about an hour for the chocolate to set.
  9. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.

Thank you so much to Peta for creating these healthy Scandinavian inspired recipes throughout the summer! As this is the last recipe of the series, be sure to check out her previous posts which are all linked below.

Breakfast: Honey & cinnamon almond muesli
Lunch: Flatbread pizza salad
Dinner: Baked fish in tamari and honey sauce with hasselback baked potato and minty peas

You can also find Peta here:

Food & lifestyle blog: www.pe-ta.com
Instagram: @thelifeofpeta
Twitter: @thelifeofpeta
Youtube: Pe – ta

// Photo & text credit: Peta Coote

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