The Empire Biscuits strike back for a great recipe

Giant Empire Biscuits

Ingredients Instructions
  • 225g butter, softened
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 250g plain flour, sifted
  • Raspberry jam
  • Glace cherries or jelly tots
  • 450g icing sugar
  • 60ml milk
  • Preheat oven to 180C. Line baking trays with baking parchment.
  • Cream together butter and sugar for 2 – 3 minutes until fluffy and light.
  • Add the flour and beat very briefly until just combined.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 5mm thickness.
  • Cut into circles using a pastry/cookie cutter.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes until the biscuits are lightly golden.
  • Allow biscuits to cool on baking trays for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Dollop a teaspoon of jam onto a biscuit spread out a little but not right to the sides. Sandwich a second biscuit on top. Repeat with the remaining biscuits.
  • Using a small whisk mix together the icing sugar and milk to form a spreadable icing. Using the back of a teaspoon spread on top of the biscuit sandwiches. Top each biscuit with half a cherry or a jelly tot whilst the icing is still wet.

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