Spice biscuits

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Spice biscuits
Spice biscuits
  • Makes: 75

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Woman's Weekly recipe These delicious, crisp biscuits are perfect to eat with fruity dessert or on their own as an afternoon nibble. Super easy to make, this simple recipe makes a massive 75 biscuits


  • 250g (8oz) plain flour
  • 90g (3oz) caster sugar
  • 1 level tsp mixed spice
  • tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 90g (3oz) butter or margarine
  • 5-6 tbsp double or soured cream
  • Baking sheet, lined with Bakewell paper or Teflon

Great served with stewed fruit, too.


  1. Set the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6. Mix the flour, sugar, spice and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl.
  2. Rub in the butter or margarine and mix with the cream to make a very stiff paste.
  3. Divide dough in half. Roll out one piece at a time to 18 x 35.5cm (7 x 14in) oblong and cut into fingers 9cm (3in) long with a sharp knife. Put them on the baking sheet and bake for 5-6 mins until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Bake in batches.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 30(kcal)
  • Fat 1.5g
  • Saturates 1.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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