Orange Twist Biscuits

    Orange Twist Biscuits


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    About this recipe: These biscuits are elegant, simple to make and totally moreish. Buttery orange biscuits are glazed with an orange icing. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.

    Serves: 8 

    • For the Biscuits
    • 125g (4 oz) unsalted butter, softened
    • 125g (4 oz) caster sugar
    • 1 medium egg
    • 1 orange, zested
    • 250g (8 oz) plain flour
    • For the Glaze
    • 175g (6 oz) icing sugar
    • 3 tablespoons orange juice

    Prep:40min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and orange zest, stir to combine. Add flour to form a firm dough.
    3. Take 60g pieces and roll each out to 35cm, then twist together. Cut twisted length into 4 pieces and place on a baking tray. Repeat until all of the dough has been used. Chill for 30 mins.
    4. Bake the twists for 15-20 minutes or until the edges are just starting to brown.
    5. To make the glaze: Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl and mix in the orange juice. Remove the twists from the oven and immediately brush the glaze over each one. Leave to cool before serving.

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