About this recipe:Dainty little biscuits flavoured with aniseed extract. Drizzle a simple anise flavoured icing on top to finish them off.
500g plain flour
200g caster sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
175ml vegetable oil
1 tablespoon aniseed extract
For the icing
1 teaspoon aniseed extract
125g icing sugar
2 tablespoons hot water
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:8min › Extra time:7min › Ready in:35min
Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas mark 5.
In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and caster sugar. Make a well in the centre and add oil, milk, 1 tablespoon anise extract and eggs. Mix together until dough is sticky.
Oil fingers and pinch off dough in 2.5cm pieces. Roll into a ball and place on a lightly greased baking tray, 2.5cm apart, and flatten top slightly. Bake for 8 minutes. Dip biscuits in icing while warm.
To make icing: Blend in 1 teaspoon anise extract and enough hot water to 125g icing sugar to form a smooth icing.