Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Easter Biscuits

    INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice (pumpkin spice)
  • 6 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup castor (table) sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup currants (or raisins)
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: England

Try these delicious English biscuits with a touch of spice for your Easter brunch.

DIRECTIONS

1. Sieve the flour, salt and spice together.

2. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

3. Beat in a little egg and flour.

4. Stir in the currants and the remaining flour to make a stiff dough.

5. Roll out on a floured surface to 1/4 in./0.6 cm thick. Cut into shapes.

6. Prick with a fork, brush with a little milk and sprinkle with castor sugar.

7. Place on a greased baking tray and bake in the oven at 325 degrees for 20 minutes.

8. Cool on cooling tray and store in an airtight container.

Recipe Source: Feasting for Festivals by Jan Wilson, Lion Publishing Corporation, Batavia, Illinois, 1990
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Making Moral Progress? 10 hours ago
Vatican statement clarifies duties of Catholic faithful after Obergefell decision July 2
Political battles vs. sacrificial service: The Brooks paradox revisited July 2
A Baptist leader with a message the Synod of Bishops should hear June 30
'Helpful' advice for social conservatives: ignore causes, deal with effects June 30

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope approves process for holding bishops accountable in abuse cases CWN - June 10
Pope Francis’ 2nd encyclical released (includes link to full text) CWN - June 18
US Supreme Court rules all states must recognize same-sex marriage CWN - June 26
Archbishop Nienstedt, auxiliary bishop resign CWN - June 15
Cardinal Kasper: Pope never approved my proposal CWN - June 4