March 2016 – German Biscuits

March 2016 – German Biscuits

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

300 g plain flour

200 g butter

100 g sugar

1 med egg

Oven 180 C or Gas Mark 4

Method

  • Rub the flour, butter and sugar together, add the egg and bring together until it forms a soft dough.
  • Place in the fridge for 20 minutes to rest the pastry.
  • Cut into 2.5 inch disks and place on a baking sheet.
  • Prick the biscuits with a fork and bake in the oven for 10/12 mins
  • (Do not let the biscuits colour too much as they become bitter if overcooked)
  • Sandwich the biscuits together using a small quantity of Jam
  • Suggested toppings :- icing with a glace cherry or Jam and coconut

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