Yummy Orange Twirl Biscuits

    1 hour

    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.

    New South Wales, Australia
    9 people made this

    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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    Must be eaten quickly too truely appreciate the flavour 😉  -  21 Aug 2017


    yummy i added cinnamin to mine  -  07 Nov 2011


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