Greek Easter biscuits

Greek Easter biscuits


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About this recipe: These tasty biscuits are especially delicious if dusted with icing sugar or one half is coated in dark chocolate.


Serves: 60 

  • 450g butter
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 125ml milk
  • 1kg sifted plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 egg

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Sift together flour and baking powder and set aside. In large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add 4 egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each one. Add milk and flour.
  2. Work with the hands until dough is smooth. Add grated orange rind. Dough should be stiff so add additional flour if needed.
  3. Break off small portions of dough and roll out into pencil-size strips about 28cm long. Fold each strip into thirds, sideways, and press lightly together at ends.
  4. Place biscuits on ungreased baking tray. Brush tops with beaten egg. Bake at 180 C / Gas mark 4 for 18 to 20 minutes.

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