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%
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  • 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.

    Top tip for making Spice biscuits

    Great served with stewed fruit, too.

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