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Sunday, 25 March 2018

Easter Biscuits...


Happy Sunday.

Are you looking for some Easter treat ideas?

Fancy making some of these yummy Easter Biscuits?


Cooking time 10-12 minutes + 2 minutes

Equipment Large baking tray, pastry cutters or cup

How To Make Easter Biscuits:

Ingredients:

Biscuits:
  • 100g butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • half a lemon rind and juice
  • 200g Doves Farm Organic Plain White Flour
  • ½ tsp mixed spice
  • 50g currants

Topping:
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar

Method:
  1. Line a baking tray with parchment and pre-heat the oven.
  2. Put the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg yolk, grated lemon rind and juice and beat well.
  4. Sieve the flour and mixed spice into the bowl and stir to combine.
  5. Stir in the currants.
  6. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to the thickness of 2x pound coins.
  7. Press a pastry cutter or cup through the dough to make 75mm/3”circles then gently lift them onto the prepared baking tray.
  8. Gather together the off cuts and re-roll to make further biscuits.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  10. Remove the baking tray from the oven and brush the biscuits with egg white.
  11. Sprinkle caster sugar over the biscuits then return them to the oven for a further 2 minutes.

Temperature:

200°C, Fan 180°C, 400°F, Gas 6.


Recipe courtesy of Doves Farm.

The Doves Farm brand features 20 different flours, including flours made from ancient grains such as Einkorn, Emmer and KAMUT® Khorasan as well as plain white, plain wholemeal and pasta flour. 

The range is certified by The Soil Association and also includes organic biscuits, incorporating 44 products in total.


Facebook - @dovesfarmfoods, Twitter - @dovesfarm


What do you think of these Easter biscuits?

Fancy trying them?

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18 comments

  1. Those sound yummy, but I bet you can even make them gf!!

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    1. Hi Tamar, thanks for the comment. We are going to make some gr ones this weekend :)

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  2. Lovely, I'm not a biscuit maker, nor a hot cross bun baker, but I do buy and eat them - lol. xxx Jacqui Mummabstylish

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    1. Hehe, I love my sweet things too Jacqui :)

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  3. These sound tasty!! I wouldn't mind trying them!

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  4. They truly look like must-try-to-bake sweeties :P

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  5. These look good - in the US we call them cookies. I love they way you've wrapped them. Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party!

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    1. Whoo I love cookies :) Thanks for hosting and stopping by.

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  6. These look so yummy! I love how they are packaged up in a bow too!

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  7. What a great treat for Easter! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday - can't wait to see what you link up next week! Roseann from This Autoimmune Life

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    1. Thanks for hosting and stopping by Roseann :)

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  8. we have made a few Easter treats and making more before the big day I think I will add these to the list
    thanks for sharing
    come see us at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  9. These look delicious. I would love to make some.

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