Easter Biscuits

Serves:

You will need

For the 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

For the topping

1 egg white
2 tbsp caster sugar



Directions

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.

Recipe courtesy of Dove Farm



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