Thursday, 15 October 2015

Fig & flaxseed crackers

Munch your way to health...
Guilt free Figs and flaxseeds wholewheat crackers!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4th cup plus 1/4th cup flaxseed
  • 1 1/2 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4th tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp. butter (at room temperature)
  • 1/4th cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 5-6 dried chopped figs
  • 1/2 cup milk (at room temperature)

Prep time: 10 mins
Resting time: 15- 20 mins
Baking time: 10-12 mins
Yields: 18-20 crackers
Kitchen equipments required : Oven, Grinder,2  Mixing bowls, Whisker, Aluminium foil/Parchment paper, Baking tray,Rolling pin, Knife/Cookie cutter/Pizza cutter

Directions:
  • Grind 1/4th cup flax seeds to a fine powder using a grinder.
  • In a mixing bowl add, whole flax seeds, ground flaxseed, wheat flour, baking powder, salt, and mix together well.
  • In another bowl whisk together sugar and butter, now add the flour in this and mix well.
  • Fold in chopped walnuts and dried figs.
  • Using milk knead into semi stiff dough. Cover and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle some flax seeds over the work top.
  • Divide the dough into equal sized balls. Take a dough ball and roll over the the sprinkled flax seed. 
  • Dust the work top with some flour and roll the dough ball into 1/8inch thickness using a rolling pin.
  • Cut into desired shapes and prick each cracker with a fork.
  • Preheat oven to190 degree C.
  • Line the baking tray with a aluminium foil and arrange the crackers leaving 2 inch space.
  • Bake the crackers for 10-12 minutes or until the edges begin to brown.
  • Allow them to cool on the rack completely before serving.
  • Serve them with your favourite dips, or tea
  • Store in an air tight container
Recipe adapted from Epicurious.com