Kirstie Allsopp’s Easter biscuits Recipe

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  • Vegetarian

makes:

20

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:50

Prep:

00:40
(including chilling time)

Cooking:

00:10

Make these Easter biscuits with this easy video recipe from Kirstie Allsopp. They’re the perfect Easter treat – kids will love decorating them.

Ingredients

  • For this Easter recipe
  • you will need:
  • 150g (5½ oz) butter
  • 150g (5½ oz) brown sugar
  • 175g (6oz) condensed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 175g (6oz) plain flour
  • 115g (4oz) self-raising flour
  • 1tsp mixed spice
  • Zest of 1 lemon (optional)
  • Coloured icing tubes and confectionary, to decorate

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan oven, gas mark 4). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.

  • Beat the butter, sugar and condensed milk together until creamy.  Add the egg (don’t worry if it looks like its curdling), beat well and then add the flours. Mix to a firm dough and cover in clingfilm then refridgerate for 30 mins.

  • Roll the dough out on a floured surface to the thickness of a pound coin. Cut shapes out.

  • Transfer the biscuit shapes to the trays and bake for 10 mins until light golden.  Cool completely on a wire rack. Ice and decorate the biscuits.

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Top Tip

<strong>Top tip:</strong> Using condensed milk in this recipe makes the butter and sugar 'cream' together perfectly.  This makes the mixture easier to beat if you don’t have a mixer.