Easter Biscuits

Easter Biscuits

5 from 1 vote
Sweet and buttery, these easy-to-make, Easter biscuits will be the perfect addition to any holiday table.
Servings: 12
Calories: 188

Ingredients
 

  • 8 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 oz caster sugar superfine granulated
  • 2 egg yolks
  • grated rind 1 lemon
  • 7 oz plain flour All purpose and 1 level tsp Mixed Spice (All Spice / Pumpkin pie spice), sieved together
  • 2 oz currants
  • 1 egg white beaten
  • granulated sugar to sprinkle

Instructions

  • These biscuits are traditionally tied in bundles of three to represent the Trinity and eaten after church on Easter morning. They are crisp and buttery, and a treat to eat at any time!
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.
  • Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and cream together. Beat in the egg yolks and lemon rind.
  • Stir in the sieved flour and currants and mix together using your hands. Knead lightly until smooth.
  • Roll out on a lightly floured board to about 1/2cm (1/4 inch) thick. Using a cutter, stamp out biscuits and put on a baking tray. Brush with beaten egg white and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake in the oven for about 12-15 minutes, until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
Calories: 188 kcal
Carbohydrates: 26 g
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 53 mg
Sodium: 7 mg
Potassium: 70 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 13 g
Vitamin A: 280 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 13 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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