Italian wine biscuits

Italian wine biscuits


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About this recipe: This Italian wine biscuit recipe was handed down through many generations. Thay are a crisp, not-too-sweet, EASY TO MAKE biscuit that go great with coffee or tea.

M. A.

Serves: 36 

  • 375g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 250ml dry red wine
  • 125ml vegetable oil
  • 5 tablespoons granulated sugar for decoration

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder and sugar. Add the wine and oil. Mix with a large fork and then with your hands.
  3. Roll small pieces of dough between hands to make "logs" then shape into circles. The circles should be no bigger than 5cm in diameter. Roll biscuits in extra sugar and place on baking tray.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until slightly brown. After biscuits cool they should be hard and crisp.

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These did not work for me at all. I tried two batches and both ended up as what can only be described as purple primordial goop. - 26 Jun 2011

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