Maidstone Biscuits

maidstone biscuits

Maidstone Biscuits

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Puff pastry is spread with a nutty, lemon mixture before being rolled up to bake. Best eaten warm.Crisp and light, these crunchy little biscuits include almond pieces to give a pleasant bite. Scented rose water is an unusual flavouring which was popular with the Tudors.
Servings: 18 biscuits
Calories: 117


  • 4 oz butter
  • 4 oz caster sugar
  • 5 oz plain flour
  • 1 tsp rose water
  • 2 oz blanched almonds chopped


  • Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy. Fold in the flour, rose water and almonds, and mix to make a stiff dough.
  • Place in small heaps on a floured baking sheet. Bake at 180°C (350°F) mark 4 for 12 - 15 minutes, until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container.
Calories: 117 kcal
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 14 mg
Sodium: 46 mg
Potassium: 31 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 158 IU
Calcium: 10 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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