Bourbon Biscuits

Bourbon Biscuits

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If you're looking for a biscuit that's not too sweet or too savory, these are the perfect choice.
Servings: 16
Calories: 118


  • 2 oz butter or margarine
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar superfine granulated
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup substitute light corn syrup
  • 1 cup plain flour All purpose
  • 0.5 oz cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of soda Baking soda
  • flour for rolling out
  • fat for greasing

for the filling

  • 2/3 cup icing sugar confectioners sugar
  • 2 oz butter or margarine
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tsp coffee essence or 1/2 tsp spoon instant coffee dissolved in 1 tsp water


  • Heat the oven to warm, 160°C, Gas 3.
  • Cream the fat and sugar together very thoroughly; beat in the syrup.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa, and bicarbonate of soda together, and work into the creamed mixture to make a stiff paste.
  • Knead well, and roll out on a lightly floured surface into an oblong strip about 5 mm thick.
  • Cut into two 6 cm fingers.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet covered with greased greaseproof paper.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cut into equal-sized fingers while still warm.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • Prepare the filling.
  • Sift the icing sugar.
  • Beat the fat until soft, add the sugar, cocoa, and coffee.
  • Beat until smooth. Sandwich the cooled fingers with a layer of filling.
Calories: 118 kcal
Carbohydrates: 16 g
Protein: 1 g
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 15 mg
Sodium: 85 mg
Potassium: 29 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 9 g
Vitamin A: 177 IU
Calcium: 5 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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