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Sandeep's Saffron & Cardamon Cookies

Updated: Jun 15, 2020

To celebrate finale week on Masterchef 2019, we were thrilled that one of the most loved contestants this year, Sandeep Pandit wanted to share one of his favourite saffron recipes with us, using our very own saffron! So here it is!

Buttery and amazing with a glass of milk before bed!


  • 150gms Plain flour

  • 10gms Baking powder

  • 25gms Brown sugar

  • 25gms Castor sugar

  • 100gms Butter

  • 1 Egg

  • 10 strands of Argyle Australian Saffron

  • 2 Cardamon pods

  • A pinch of salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees celcius

  2. Cream your butter and sugar well so it is light and fluffy

  3. Add the egg to the butter and sugar and mix well to combine

  4. Meanwhile, crush your cardamon pod with your saffron strands, and a pinch of salt.

  5. In a large bowl combine your flour and baking powder, then add in the saffron and cardamon mix through

  6. Now add your flour mixture to the butter and sugar mix and combine well

  7. Roll into 5cm balls and flatten slightly onto a baking tray lined with baking paper

  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes

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Maureen Robb
14 जून 2020

These biscuits are delicious and easy to make. But one vital ingredient is missing from the recipe - butter!

Add 125gms of softened butter. Not sure if this is correct but it worked!

I'd also suggest 4 cardamon pods for a stronger flavour.

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