Spice biscuits Recipe

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makes:

75

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

15 min

Cooking:

6 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 30 kCal 2%
Fat 1.5g 2%
  -  Saturates 1g 5%

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

Ingredients

  • 250g (8oz) plain flour
  • 90g (3oz) caster sugar
  • 1 level tsp mixed spice
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 90g (3oz) butter or margarine
  • 5-6 tbsp double or soured cream
  • Baking sheet, lined with Bakewell paper or Teflon

Method

  • Set the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Mix the flour, sugar, spice and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl.

  • Rub in the butter or margarine and mix with the cream to make a very stiff paste.

  • 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 (3½in) 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.

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