Kwarezimal – Maltese Lenten Biscuits

Kwarezimal Maltese Lenten Biscuits

A favourite traditional Biscuit enjoyed during the Lent Period. These Biscuits have a slightly crisp exterior and a soft chewy center. The ultimate Maltese Biscuit! 

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 50 mins
Cooking Temp: 180  °C Servings: 8
Best Season: Winter





  1. In a large bowl, mix the melted margarine with sifted flour then add all the dry ingredients.  

  2. Mix, then add remaining ingredients to form a dough.

  3. Shape the dough into small logs, about 14cm.

  4. Place on a baking tray with baking paper, leaving space inbetween.  

  5. Bake in oven 180C/350F for 20 minutes. They should be soft to touch when they come out of the oven.

  6. When cooled brush with golden syrup and sprinkle with chopped roasted almonds.

  7. Enjoy!