Easter Biscuits

Easter Biscuits

Easter Biscuits

Prep Time
20 Minutes
Cook Time
25 Minutes
Makes approx. 20 biscuits
These pretty biscuits are a great Easter baking project to make with the children. Ideal for wrapping as gifts, our light and fruity bakes make the perfect springtime treat. With just 10 ingredients and 25 minutes of cooking time required, these Easter biscuits are super simple to make – so why not make a weekend of it and get the whole family involved?

Our sweet goodies are also a fantastic project to get little ones involved at the Easter party. Dish out plenty of different cookie cutters, coloured icing and edible decorations and let everyone create their own unique biscuit design. Easter baking has never been so fun!
  • 100 grams (4 ounces) caster sugar

  • 100 grams (4 ounces) butter

  • 1 egg, separated

  • 225 grams (8 ounces) plain flour

  • ½ teaspoon Ground Ginger

  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon Ground

  • 50 grams (2 ounces) currants

  • 25 grams (1 ounce) candied peel

  • 3 tablespoons milk

  • 450 grams (1 pound) royal icing sugar (optional)

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  • 1 Pre-heat the oven to 170°C, 325°F, Gas Mark 3.
  • 2 Cream the sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolk. Sieve the flour and fold into the mixture with the Ginger, Cinnamon, currants and candied peel. Add just enough milk to make a stiff dough.
  • 3 Roll out the dough and cut out the biscuits using Easter themed cutters. Place on a greased or non-stick baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and brush with the egg white. Sprinkle with sugar and bake for a further 5-10 minutes.
  • 4 The biscuits can be iced and decorated using icing prepared from royal icing sugar and food colouring.
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