Vanilla Biscuits ( Mother's Day gifts)

Vanilla Biscuits (Mother’s Day Gifts)

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Vanilla Biscuits

Makes about 20 depending on the size of your cutter


90g butter

1tsp vanilla extract

100g caster sugar

250g flour

1 egg yolk

3 to 4 tbsp water


You’ll need alphabet cutters

Place the butter, vanilla and sugar into a mixer bowl and cream until soft and fluffy.

Sift the flour in and add the egg yolks.

Add enough water to form a firm dough.

Place on a floured surface and knead very lightly.

Wrap in parchment and leave in the fridge to rest for an hour.

Preheat the oven to 190°C/170°C/gas 5.

Roll out on a floured surface or between parchment.

Using the alphabet cutter, shape the biscuits and words you require.

Place on a pre-lined baking tray and bake for 13 to 15 minutes.

Place on a cooling rack.


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