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Simple Easter Biscuits

This recipe is in categories Baking, Party food, Picnic, Snacks
About this recipe
Healthiness : (86 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Number of servings: 8-12
This is a vegetarian recipe


A simple Easter recipe that all the family can join in and make
Ingredients
  • 85g (3½oz) sugar
  • 85g (3½oz) butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 45g (1¾ oz) currants (optional)
  • ½ x 5ml spoon (teaspoon) mixed spice
  • 170g (6½oz) plain flour
  • Small amount of milk (if required)
  • a pinch of salt
Equipment
  • Weighing Scales
  • Teaspoon
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Fork
  • Cutter
  • Baking Tray
  • Greaseproof Paper
  • Wire Rack
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Pre heat oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6
  2. Cream together the sugar and butter
  3. Beat in the egg and add, a little at a time, the currants (optional) and other dry ingredients
  4. Mix to a stiff dough, using a little milk if the dough is too stiff.
  5. Roll out on a floured surface to about 3mm (1/8") thickness
  6. Prick all over (using fork)
  7. Cut into rounds using a 7.5cm (3") round crinkly biscuit cutter (or the top of a cup if no cutters are available)
  8. Grease a baking tray
  9. Bake for about 20 minutes until they are lightly coloured
  10. Take out of the oven, leave for 1 minute, then place biscuits on a wire rack until cold and crisp
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Name: Izzy 3rd April 2015
I made these they where so nice! I didn't add currants instead I added extra mixed alice. To the icing I added some too. Mixed since in icing reminds me of Xmas cookies!
Name: Gabriella 6th October 2014
it was an ok recipe but if you take out the currants and maybe add another flavour like ginger or vanilla extract and use icing it would taste lovely


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