Project Description

Spiced Currant Biscuits

This spiced currant biscuits super simple to make and delicious!
  • Preparation time:
    10 minutes

  • Cooking time:
    20 minutes

  • Serves:
    15

YOU WILL NEED:

  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 225g salted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup caster sugar, plus 2 tbsp extra to sprinkle
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup Sunbeam currants
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon

METHOD:

STEP 1.
Sift the flour and spices into a bowl. In a separate bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric beaters until thick and pale, then add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold ii the flour mixture slowly, then stir in currants and lemon zest. Wrap in plastic and chill for at least 2 hours.

STEP 2.
Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Roll out dough 4-5mm thick then cut with a round biscuit cutter and place on the trays. Repeat with remaining dough, re-rolling the trimmings.

STEP 3.
Sprinkle biscuits with extra sugar. Bake for 10 minutes until firm to touch but still pale. Cool on trays for 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

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