Easter biscuits

A guest recipe by Doves Farm
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These delicious little biscuits make a great alternative to chocolate at Easter time.

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Line a baking tray with parchment and pre-heat the oven 200°C/Fan 180°C/400°F/Gas mark 6

Step 2

Put the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat together until light and fluffy

Step 3

Add the egg yolk, grated lemon rind and juice and beat well

Step 4

Sieve the flour and mixed spice into the bowl and stir to combine. Stir in the currants

Step 5

Roll out the dough on a floured surface to the thickness of two pound coins

Step 6

Press a pastry cutter or cup through the dough to make 75mm/3”circles then gently lift them onto the prepared baking tray

Step 7

Gather together the off cuts and re-roll to make further biscuits. Bake for 10-12 minutes

Step 8

Remove the baking tray from the oven and brush the biscuits with egg white

Step 9

Sprinkle caster sugar over the biscuits then return them to the oven for a further 2 minutes

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