English Melting Moments

English Melting Moments

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These crisp, crunchy biscuits melt in the mouth - hence their name. A freshly baked batch will soon disappear.
Servings: 4
Calories: 428


  • 4 oz butter
  • 3 oz caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • few drops of vanilla flavouring
  • 5 oz self-raising flour
  • crushed cornflakes


  • Grease two baking sheets.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolk.
  • Add the vanilla flavouring, stir in the flour to give a smooth dough and divide into about 24 portions.
  • Form each piece into a ball and roll in crushed cornflakes.
  • Place the balls on the baking sheets and bake in the oven at 190°C (375°F) mark 5 for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cool on the baking sheets for a few moments before lifting on to a wire rack
Calories: 428 kcal
Carbohydrates: 47 g
Protein: 5 g
Fat: 25g
Saturated Fat: 15 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 110 mg
Sodium: 205 mg
Potassium: 48 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 21 g
Vitamin A: 774 IU
Calcium: 18 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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