About this recipe:This is a recipe for a biscuit mixture which is kept in the fridge and baked as needed. It can be used to make different flavoured biscuits as required. One-quarter of the mixture makes 24 small biscuits.
Makes: 96 biscuits
500g plain flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
60g dried powdered milk
220g dark brown soft sugar
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:10min › Ready in:20min
Sift flour, baking powder, bicarb, salt, cinnamon and powdered milk together, then add dark brown soft sugar. Rub in butter till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Store the biscuit dough in sealed container in the fridge till needed.
To make biscuits: Mix together 1/4 of this mixture with 60ml cold water and extra ingredients as desired (see footnotes).
Drop in teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking tray, and slightly flatten with a fork.
Bake in a 200 C / Gas 6 oven for 10 to 15 minutes.
To make orange biscuits, Use orange juice instead of the cold water.
Choc. Chip Biscuits:
Mix 1/4 of the mixture; 75ml cold water; 75g chocolate chips; 60g chopped nuts.
Banana and nut biscuits
Mix 1/4 of the mixture with 1 tablespoon milk, 1 mashed banana, and 120g chopped nuts.