Italian Butter Biscuit Rings

Italian Butter Biscuit Rings


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About this recipe: These biscuits are buttery and delicious. A vanilla, sugar biscuit dough is formed into rings, baked and then glazed with a orange-flavoured icing. Perfect with a cuppa.


Makes: 18 

  • 175g unsalted butter
  • 65g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 375g plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 300g icing sugar

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:15min resting  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly; add eggs, vanilla and 2 tablespoons of orange juice. Combine flour and baking powder and gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. Knead dough on lightly floured board for about 5 minutes. Using tablespoonfuls of dough, roll in 15cm lengths; press ends together to form rings. Let stand on ungreased baking tray at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  3. Bake 180 C / Gas 4 for 15-17 minutes or until lightly golden.
  4. To Make Icing: Combine icing sugar with enough orange juice to make a thin glaze. Dip each hot biscuit into glaze; cool on racks. Decorate with sugar sprinkles, if desired.

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