Easter Biscuits

Cooking time 10-12 minutes + 2 minutes

Equipment Large baking tray, pastry cutters or cup

What You’ll Need:


  • 100g butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • half a lemon rind and juice
  • 200g Doves Farm Organic Plain White Flour
  • ½ tsp mixed spice
  • 50g currants


  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar

What To Do:

  • Line a baking tray with parchment and pre-heat the oven.
  • Put the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat together until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg yolk, grated lemon rind and juice and beat well.
  • Sieve the flour and mixed spice into the bowl and stir to combine.
  • Stir in the currants.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface to the thickness of 2x pound coins.
  • Press a pastry cutter or cup through the dough to make 75mm/3”circles then gently lift them onto the prepared baking tray.
  • Gather together the off cuts and re-roll to make further biscuits.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove the baking tray from the oven and brush the biscuits with egg white.
  • Sprinkle caster sugar over the biscuits then return them to the oven for a further 2 minutes.


200°C, Fan 180°C, 400°F, Gas 6

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