This is a really good basic recipe for biscuits which you can play with and add your own flavourings such as: citrus zest, ginger, cocoa, chocolate chips and chopped nuts to make just a few suggestions.

Category:  Baking  - 


For 1 Batch(es)


  • 225 g SR flour
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 100 g butter or margarine
  • 1 egg, beaten

Biscuits Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C; Line 2 baking trays with baking parchment
  2.  1. In a medium sized mixing bowl combine the flour and sugar, rub in the butter or margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. 2. Add sufficient egg to make a stiff dough.
  4. 3. Roll out thinly and using a fluted cutter, cut into 7.5cm rounds. Place on the baking trays and bake for about 15 minutes.