• 100g unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 80g icing sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 250g all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 250g white chocolate cut in small pieces
  • 1 lemon (just the zest)


  • STEP 1
    Prehead the oven to 180C/ fan 160C/ gas 4
  • STEP 2
    Make sure the butter is softened. Cut in cubes and put it in a large bowl along with the sugar.
  • STEP 3
    Put an electric whisk on the lowest setting and break the butter up into the sugar. Increase the whisk's speed and mix for about 1 minute until you have a light and creamy mixture.
  • STEP 4
    Add the eggs, one at a time. Make sure they are mixed well.
  • STEP 5
    Add the baking powder and flour and mix gently with your hands until everything is mixed well.
  • STEP 6
    Add the zest of the lemon and the pieces of white chocolate.
  • STEP 7
    Put a grease proof paper in a baking tray. Make small balls out of the dough and press them gently on the tray until they are about 0.5cm tall.
  • STEP 8
    Leave some space between them on the tray so they don't stick together.
  • STEP 9
    Bake for 12 minutes then remove from the oven and let them cool down.
  • STEP 10

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