Yummy Orange Twirl Biscuits

Yummy Orange Twirl Biscuits


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This is a fabulous recipe that my mother used to make when I was a child, thought I would share the recipe and the taste with you.

Poco2517 New South Wales, Australia

Serves: 8 

  • 125g (4oz) butter, softened
  • 125g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 1 medium egg
  • Zested rind of 1 orange
  • 250g (8oz) plain flour
  • For the glaze
  • 175g (6oz) icing sugar
  • 3tbsp orange juice

Preparation:40min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and orange rind and then the flour to form a firm dough.
  3. Take 60g pieces and roll out each to 35.5cm (14in) long, then twist together. Cut twisted length into 4 pieces and place on a baking sheet. Repeat until all of the dough has been used. Chill for 30 mins.
  4. Cook the twists for 15-20 mins, until the edges are just starting to brown.
  5. To make the glaze: Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and mix in the orange juice. Remove the twists from the oven and immediately brush the glaze over each one. Leave to cool before eating - yummy!

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Reviews (3)


yummy i added cinnamin to mine - 07 Nov 2011


Great recipe, sure to become a family favourite - 11 Oct 2009


This is a fab recipe, easy to make and sure to please. They certainly didn't last long in my house - 20 Sep 2009

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