About this recipe:Here's something out of the ordinary - spicy treacle biscuits with a hint of coffee are baked in long strips then cut into bars after baking.
100g (4 oz) butter
200g (7 oz) caster sugar
100g (4 oz) treacle
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
100ml (4 fl oz) warm coffee
375g (13 oz) plain flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
150g (5 oz) sultanas
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:12min › Ready in:32min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Grease baking trays.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in the treacle and egg. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in warm coffee; stir into the treacle mixture. Combine the flour, salt, cinnamon and cloves; Gradually stir into the batter. Mix in sultanas. Form dough into 4 long strips lengthwise on the baking trays.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool for 5 minutes on the baking trays, then cut each strip into bars while still warm.