Moroccan Biscuits with Lemon: Melt in Your Mouth with Just 1 Egg

These Moroccan lemon biscuits are incredibly light and melt in your mouth. With a simple preparation and delightful lemon flavor, they make a perfect treat. Here’s how to make them:


  • 1 egg
  • 3 ½ tablespoons oil
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 ⅔ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Additional powdered sugar for coating

Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare the Dough:
    • In a bowl, beat the egg together with the powdered sugar until well combined.
    • Add the oil, fresh lemon juice, and grated lemon zest. Mix well.
    • In a separate bowl, combine the baking powder, salt, and flour.
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture, mixing after each addition.
    • Continue mixing until a soft and slightly sticky dough is formed.
    • Cover the dough with cling film and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  2. Form the Biscuits:
    • Take small portions of the dough and form them into balls.
    • Roll each ball in powdered sugar until fully coated.
  3. Prepare for Baking:
    • Line a baking dish with parchment paper and lightly brush it with oil.
    • Arrange the balls on the baking dish, leaving about 2 fingers distance between them.
  4. Bake the Biscuits:
    • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
    • Place the tray in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, or until the biscuits are lightly golden.
    • Remove from the oven and let them cool completely.
  5. Serve:
    • Once cooled, serve the biscuits. They are best enjoyed fresh and will melt in your mouth with every bite.

Enjoy Your Moroccan Lemon Biscuits!

These lemon-flavored Moroccan biscuits are perfect for any occasion and pair wonderfully with tea or coffee.

Nutrition Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 150
  • Total Fat: 5g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
    • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 80mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 24g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1g
    • Sugars: 10g
  • Protein: 2g

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