Easter biscuits

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Serves: 36

By MrsWeasley



  • 250g caster sugar

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp orange juice

  • 2 1/2 tsp orange zest

  • 2 eggs beaten

  • 450g plain flour

  • 150g butter room temperature


  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/Gas Mark 5.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the sugar and butter.
  3. Beat in the eggs.
  4. Stir in the flour, baking powder and salt until well blended.
  5. Mix in the orange juice and zest.
  6. Roll out the dough to a 5mm thickness (on a lightly floured surface).
  7. Cut out shapes with Easter biscuit cutters.
  8. Place on baking tray.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes.
  10. When cold, ice and decorate as desired.

Additional Information

  • Nut Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Easter

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • Kids can help

  • Make Ahead

  • Can Freeze

  • Kids party

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  • lilacmamacat 03/04/15 20:43

    Made these with vanilla extract - about a tablespoon - any they're very good. Sandwiched some together with chocolate buttercream. The dough is very tolerant of little hands kneading and squishing. This amount makes loads.

  • MrsWeasley 25/03/10 12:59

    Children love helping to make these.