Fork biscuits

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Serves: 16

By Lilyshaw

(3 Votes) 5


  • 140g self-raising flour

  • 110g butter

  • 55g caster sugar


  1. Beat butter in a large bowl until soft, add sugar and mix well, add flour and combine thoroughly.
  2. Place teaspoons of mixture onto baking trays lined with baking parchment.
  3. Bake until lightly golden at 180C/160C fan, then cool on a wire rack.

Handy Hint

Gently remove from baking trays straight away with fish slice.

Additional Information

  • Make Ahead

  • Kids can help

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • Lunchbox

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Nut Free

  • Egg Free

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  • MamaBear98 15/11/15 14:41

    Lovely biscuits,although it is quite hard to get the mixture to stick together and they don't end up looking like the ones in the picture.

  • MissYamabuki 17/02/15 21:57

    Sorry another plus is that the dough is egg-free so the children (and me!) can lick the spoon with a clear conscience!

  • MissYamabuki 17/02/15 21:49

    Thanks *Lilyshaw* I think these is the perfect biscuit recipe for me! So simple and quick but the biscuits have a lovely texture and subtle taste. Another plus is

  • Lilyshaw 09/06/10 22:50

    oops, forgot to say that you should flatten the teaspoons of biscuit dough with a fork before baking - hence the name fork biscuits !

  • Lilyshaw 07/06/10 09:04

    Very simple recipe, lovely crumbly texture, great recipe for children.