Basic three-ingredient biscuits

    Basic three-ingredient biscuits

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    About this recipe: This recipe will show you how to make plain biscuits. We prefer to use half margarine, half butter. You can add dried fruit, chocolate chips or chopped nuts to these biscuits to make them your own.

    zahrahazeem1234567890 Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 175g (6 oz) plain flour
    • 110g (4 oz) margarine or butter
    • 55g (2 oz) sugar

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Pre-heat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Sift the plain flour into a large mixing bowl and add the sugar. Rub in the margarine or butter until it resembles breadcrumbs and then bring the mixture together into a large ball.
    3. Roll mixture out to 5mm (1/4 in) thickness. Cut using a biscuit cutter (of your choice).
    4. Lift biscuits onto 2 or 3 lightly greased baking trays, making sure they are well spread out.
    5. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.
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    15

    Very easy to use and exactly what I was looking for. I added rolled oats and raisins, I just needed a dash of milk to form into a dough. They went down a storm at work!  -  10 May 2014

    11

    Very easy to make. Was wonderfully shortbread-ish. New favourite biscuit recipe. Might add something to it next time for fun. Should have taken pic sooner lol  -  22 Nov 2014

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    9

    My son and I are new to baking. We wanted something easy to bake and we could decorate with icing and sprinkles after. This was perfect! They taste very nice too.  -  21 Dec 2014

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