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Abernethy Biscuit Recipe

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Abernethy Biscuits Recipe from


8 oz plain flour

½ level teaspoon baking powder

3 oz butter

3 oz caster sugar

½ level teaspoon caraway seeds

1 tablespoon milk

1 egg


 1. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl, add the butter and rub it in until evenly distributed

2. Stir in he sugar and caraway seeds then bind the mixture together with the egg and milk to make a fairly stiff dough

3. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and roll it out thinly. Then cut out he biscuits with a 3 inch plain cutter

4. Place the biscuits on greased baking trays and bake at gas 5 / 375°F / 190°C for about 10 minutes until light golden brown

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