Lavender biscuits

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  • 52min

About this recipe: A nice biscuit I make from the lavender flowers from my garden, a lightly sweetened shortbread, lovely with tea.

CookingToday.co.uk West Midlands, England, UK

Ingredients

Makes: 24 Biscuits - less with a large cutter

  • 110g butter
  • 56g caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lavender flowers
  • 170g plain flour
  • 10g icing sugar to dust

Method

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:52min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a mixing bowl cream together butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  3. Sprinkle the lavender flowers into the bowl and add the flour.
  4. Mix to a soft dough then wrap in cling film and chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface and cut into 18 to 24 biscuits. Put the biscuits on a baking tray.
  6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until browned. Remove the cooked biscuits from the oven and allow to cool a little on the baking tray before transferring to a cooling rack.

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Reviews (1)

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I followed this recipe - just wanted to mention that I couldn't make the dough up without adding a drop of milk to bind it. I also added a good dollop of honey and some more lavender than stated. Rather than dust with icing sugar I used caster sugar. I won't be making these biscuits again, hard and tasteless, really. - 11 Jul 2012

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