Savoury Spiced Biscuits

    Savoury Spiced Biscuits


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    About this recipe: These buttery biscuits are not sweet, but savoury. They are flavoured with ground cumin and cinnamon. Enjoy as party nibbles or alongside soups, stews or casseroles.

    Serves: 6 

    • 1 egg
    • 4 tablespoons plain yoghurt
    • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 200g unsalted butter, melted
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 450g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 egg yolk, beaten for glaze

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:10min resting  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
    2. In a large bowl, mix together 1 egg, plain yoghurt, vegetable oil, butter, cinnamon, cumin and salt.
    3. Add flour and baking powder. Mix well until a dough is formed. Rest for 10 minutes.
    4. Divide the dough into small balls (about 1 tablespoon each). Place onto a baking tray and brush with egg yolk.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for 20-30 minutes.
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    These ended up very dry and bland; if I made them again, I'd reduce the flour and add more spices.  -  30 May 2016  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)

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