Yummy Easter biscuits

Easter biscuits

These Easter biscuits will go down well with all your guests, young and old.

Ingredients

Makes 12 biscuits

  • 200g Plain Flour
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 5g caster sugar
  • 100g butter
  • 1 medium egg, separated
  • 50g currants
  • 2 tbsp warm milk
  • Pinch saffron (mixed with milk)
  • Additional Caster sugar, for dusting

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C, gas 6.

  2. Prepare two baking trays with baking paper

  3. Sift the flour, salt and spice into a small bowl and set aside.

  4. Cream sugar and butter together until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolk.

  5. Fold in the flour, salt and spice, currants, milk and saffron to form a fairly soft dough.

  6. Knead lightly on a floured surface and roll out thinly (about ½ cm)

  7. Using a 8cm circular round cutter, cut into biscuits and place onto baking trays.

  8. Bake for 8 minutes then remove from the oven, brush with egg white, sprinkle over sugar and bake for a further 3 minutes until golden brown.

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