Easy Plain Biscuits

Easy Plain Biscuits


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These are a great plain biscuit that are a easy to make. This is the recipe I use when cooking with kids or want to do some cool decorations.


Makes: 80 biscuits

  • 4 cups (500g) plain flour
  • 250g butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups (250g) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 lemon, zested

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:2hours chilling  ›  Ready in:2hours40min 

  1. Work all the ingredients into a dough and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  3. Roll dough out thinly on a floured surface. Cut out into desired shapes.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 10-15 minutes (after the first tray, the baking time is shorter).
  5. Let cool and decorate, if desired.

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This recipe made a lot of biscuits. Yes, they are plain though - best iced and decorated. I replaced the lemon with orange which was nice. - 10 Jul 2011

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