Fork biscuits

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Serves: 16

By Lilyshaw

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  • 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 and flatten them with a fork.
  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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  • Enjoybaking 31/03/20 13:45

    Mamabear98, try to make the dough into a ball and make the biscuits from there (I had the same thought that it would not work), but my biscuits look just like the example and they taste great!

  • 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.