Biscuit dough

20 biscuits
Preparation time:
20 mins
Cooking time:
15 mins

The easiest biscuit dough. You can adapt to any flavour.

Trying adding the finely grated zest of an orange or lemon. Or replacing 20g of the plain flour with 20g sifted cocoa

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas mark 6. Line 2 baking trays with parchment

Step 2

If you have a food processor add all the ingredients and blend until smooth

Step 3

To make by hand, cream together the sugar and butter until smooth and evenly combined. Beat in the egg and ground almonds then work in the flour until you have a smooth dough

Step 4

Dust the work surface with a little flour and roll out the dough to around 1cm thick. Use cutters to make shapes and carefully transfer the biscuits to the trays

Step 5

Bake for around 15 minutes until just golden round the edges. Leave on the trays to firm up before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely

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