Savoury Spiced Biscuits

    50 min

    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.

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    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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