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Christmas Biscuits

Christmas Biscuits

Difficulty Level Country of Origin

Medium Anywhere

Biscuit Recipes

Ingredients Preparation

170g plain flour Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).

60g cold butter, cut into small

pieces Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon and spices together in a large bowl.

85g brown sugar

2 tablespoons sugar cane Add the butter and rub in thoroughly with fingers until mixture has consistency of

syrup, or golden syrup breadcrumbs.

2 tablespoons milk

1 egg yolk Add brown sugar.

1/5 teaspoon powdered ginger

In another bowl, mix syrup, milk and egg yolk and add to mixture.

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon mixed spice Stir until you have a smooth paste.



On a floured work surface, knead pastry for a few minutes, then roll out to a thickness of

5mm and cut into shapes with a Christmas biscuit-cutter.



Place on a baking tray and chill for 10 minutes.



Bake at a medium heat for 12 minutes or until biscuits are golden.



Leave to cool and place briefly under grill.



Add the icing sugar little by little to the egg white, in a small bowl, add food colouring.



Ice biscuits with a piping bag.



Decorate.