Plain Coconut Biscuits

Plain Coconut Biscuits

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Plain Coconut Biscuits - a simple and delicious biscuit recipe that can be served as a snack or with a meal.
Servings: 30
Calories: 93


  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 4 Tbls caster sugar superfine granulated
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg yolk
  • flour for rolling out
  • fat for greasing
  • 2 oz desiccated coconut


  • Heat the oven to moderate, 180°C, Gas 4.
  • Mix the flour and salt together. Rub in the fat, stir in the sugar, desiccated coconut and baking powder.
  • Bind to a stiff paste with the egg yolk.
  • Knead well and roll out just under 1cm thick on a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut into rounds with a 5cm cutter.
  • Re-roll and re-cut any trimmings.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet.
  • Prick the top of each biscuit in 2 or 3 places.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until firm to the touch and pale golden brown.
  • As soon as the biscuits are cooked, brush with warm jam glaze and sprinkle with coconut.
Calories: 93 kcal
Carbohydrates: 12 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 15 mg
Sodium: 62 mg
Potassium: 25 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 103 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 12 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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