For the biscuits
100g caster sugar
1 egg yolk
Half a lemon rind and juice
200g Doves Farm Organic Plain White Flour
½ tsp mixed spice
For the topping
1 egg white
2 tbsp caster sugar
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