GRAHAM CRACKERS

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Graham crackers are perfect for a lazy Sunday evening to be relished with a refreshing cup of tea. It is one of the most nutritious cookie varieties(if baked using whole wheat flour and honey), yet the most appetizing one.

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Originally invented as a snack, this biscuit variety is nothing less than a healthy combo. It comprises of super foods like whole wheat flour, cinnamon and honey/sugar. This is a simple recipe with delicious results.

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Recipe

Yield: 12 graham crackers

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar, granulated
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ egg
  • 1/8 cup oil
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 165 degree Celsius. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and keep aside.
  • Whisk together sieved whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, sugar, salt, cinnamon powder, baking powder and baking soda in a large mixing bowl.
  • In another mixing bowl, beat the egg.
  • Add oil and milk to the whisked egg.
  • Add the dry ingredients mixture in parts to above mixture and mix until just combined. Do not over mix.
  • Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut in desired shapes.
  • Apply some egg white and dock with a fork.
  • Bake at 160 degree Celsius for about 15-20 minutes or until the crust becomes golden brown.

Note:

  • ¼ cup sugar in the above recipe can be replaced with 1/8 cup of sugar + 1/8 cup of honey.
  • Whole wheat flour can be replaced with equal quantities of oats flour.
  • Remove crackers from oven when bit soft, as they tend to become harder when cooled.

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