Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Foundation Biscuits Recipe

This Foundation Biscuits Recipe is from a Biscuits and Cookies pocket book I had bought eons ago for just one buck while I was browsing through a book sale while at University.

8 oz. (224 gms) plain flour
1 level tspn. baking powder
1/8th tspn salt (skip this if you use salted butter)
4 oz. (112 gms) butter
4 oz. (112 gms) sugar(powdered)
a few drops of vanilla essence
1 egg, beaten
Ingredients for Foundation Biscuits

  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Powder the sugar.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add essence and most of the the egg gradually.
  • Add flour and mix to a stiff consistency.
  • Add the rest of the egg if necessary.
  • Turn out on to a lightly floured board, knead lightly. The Foundation Biscuits Dough is ready.
    Foundation Biscuit dough
  • Roll out thinly.
  • Cut into required shapes and place on a greased tray.
  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
This Foundation Biscuits Recipe is used to make the Owl Cookies.

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