In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, almond flour, baking powder,
spices, and salt.
In the bowl of your electric mixer
(or with a hand mixer), beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and lemon zest until well combined. Add the flour mixture
and beat until combined. Flatten the dough into a round, wrap it in
plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least an hour, or overnight.
oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C) and place the rack in the middle of the
oven. Line two baking sheets
with parchment paper.
Remove the chilled
dough from the refrigerator and form into 1 inch (2.5 cm) balls. Place
the balls of dough on the prepared cookie sheet, spacing about 2 inches (5 cm)
apart. Then, using the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar, flatten each
ball of dough to about 1/4 inch thick (can also use a cookie stamp). Sprinkle
each cookie with the shaved almonds. Bake for about 10 - 12 minutes, or
until lightly browned around the edges. Remove from oven and transfer to a
wire rack to cool completely.
Makes about 3 1/2
Gaitri. 'Windmills In My Oven'. Prospect Books. Great Britain. 2002.