If you ever thought that Karachi fruit biscuits come straight from Karachi, then you must know that they come from the city of Nizams, Hyderabad. The famous Karachi bakery is in Hyderabad and along with many other items, Karachi fruit biscuits is their hot selling biscuits.
The popularity of these melt-in-mouth Karachi biscuits is not just limited to Hyderabad. Their plum cakes and Karachi biscuits are loved in each part of India and some parts of outside India as well.
When I found these on Amazon I decided to buy and treat my family with this delicacy. Ordered, got the delivery, opened the pack and treated me. But something was missing. Yes, that aroma and flavor of freshly baked cookies.
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Baked product tends to lose its freshness, aroma, and taste with time. For cookies, no longer than 2-3 weeks. And a cookie made in Hyderabad and I am buying in Pune, 2 weeks are little less to complete the entire supply chain process.
The alternative was to bake at home. And Diwali time could not have been a better time to bake the sinful Karachi fruit biscuits.
Karachi Fruit Biscuits Recipe
The Karachi Biscuits recipe is a straightforward and a quick recipe. The melt-in-mouth characteristic of these biscuits makes them irresistible. Be careful with the quality of ingredients so these biscuits stay crunchy for a longer time.
You must decide the quantity you are going to bake and how long you would like to preserve them for. Remember you can always freeze this cookie dough and make fresh cookies at a time of your choice.
Let’s make these delicious Karachi fruit biscuits
In a bowl take butter, essence, milk, and sugar. Mix it well and you will get a creamy mixture.
In another bowl, take all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, custard powder, and tutti-frutti. Mix the ingredients properly. Start adding dry ingredients with wet ingredients. Combine all the ingredients and make a dough. Do not over knead it.
Place a plastic wrap on your working counter and place the dough on it.
Shape the dough into a log shape.
Wrap it well and keep it in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180 °C. Now take out the dough and cut it into ¼ inch thick slices.
Place a parchment paper on the baking tray and place each slice on it by leaving some space in between as cookies will expand while baking.
Bake these cookies in a pre-heated oven for 12-15 minutes.
Once done, keep baked cookies on a wired rack for some time. Your cookies are ready to serve.
Calories Count in Karachi fruit biscuits
|Total Servings||18 Biscuits|
|Calories per Serving||151.81 per Biscuit|
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