Sunday, 9 October 2011

Short Bread Biscuits

This is an extra special recipe' because my Nana taught me how to make these only two weeks before she passed in '09

Easy, simple and when made from the heart.. delicious!

150g Plain Flour
50g Caster sugar
100g butter (softened)

1. Pre heat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius
2. Grease a baking tray
3. Put the plain flour, caster sugar and butter ingredients together in a large bowl and rub the mixture together between your thumbs and fingertips until the texture becomes moist like play doh. If you are adding any other ingredients do this now, if the mixture feels a little dry, simply add a spoon of warm water.
4. Take a small handful of dough and roll in your palm until you have a ball of dough.
5. Put the ball of dough onto the greased baking tray and press flat with a fork (the mixture will be gooey and try to fall apart, if it's too dry add two teaspoons of water.)
6. Once all the mixture is divided into cookies, bake for 20-25 minutes.
7. Add decorations when the cookies are still warm and soft!

2 replied:

April said...

Melissa, first I want to congratulate you on your FIRST blog award! Next, I love that picture of your Nana and the great recipe. I am going to try that recipe as soon as I convert the measurements. I also loved learning 7 things about you. Have a wonderful Lord's Day.

Melissa Fletcher said...

Thank you ever so much April :D I hope you come by our blog often and leave your wise words! It's so good to see people around the world rlating to my blog!!

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