Persimmon biscuits

    45 min

    Persimmon, also known as Sharon fruit, lends a lovely delicate flavour to these delightful biscuits. Serve with tea or coffee.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 110g butter
    • 350g plain flour
    • 225g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 225g mashed persimmon
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 40ml milk

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a baking tray and line with baking parchment.
    2. Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the sugar, bicarb, salt and ginger. Combine the egg and the persimmon then add to the mixture. Begin forming into a dough, gradually adding just enough milk to bind everything together. Form into golf ball sized balls and arrange on the prepared tray. Press into rounds.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown and firm. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before serving.

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    These biscuits were ok, but nothing to write home about. At first sight, they look like ginger biscuits.  -  18 Nov 2016