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Butter Biscuits Recipe


Veg CD CBF 40mins

Makes approx. 20 biscuits     Cold   Vegetarian  Alcohol  Cookies  teatime



100g/4oz Butter

25g/1oz Caster Sugar

3 tbsp Sweet Sherry

200g/7oz Plain Flour




1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4 and lightly grease 2-3 baking sheets.


2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until pale and smooth, gradually adding the sherry a little at a time.

3. Add the flour a spoonful at a time, stirring between each addition.

4. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and roll out to 1cm/1/2inch thickness then cut into rounds with a cutter, transfer to the baking sheets and bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool on wire racks.



Main equipment required to make this recipe


Baking sheets

Mixing Bowl

Wooden Spoon

Rolling pin

Biscuit cutter or a wine glass

Wire Rack

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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven


Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor


Grease -to  To cover the inside  surface of a dish or pan with a layer of fat, such as butter or margarine,  or oil using a brush or kitchen paper.


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