Fruit Biscuit Mix In A Jar

    Fruit Biscuit Mix In A Jar


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    A great food gift - layered biscuit mix in a jar. The layers of different ingredients make a very attractive and once baked very tasty gift.

    Serves: 12 

    • 1/2 cup (75g) packed brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup (55g) white sugar
    • 3/4 cup wheatgerm
    • 1 cup (150g) quick cooking oats
    • 1/2 cup dried cherries
    • 1/2 cup sultanas
    • 2/3 cup (60g) flaked coconut
    • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:14min  ›  Ready in:29min 

    1. Mix the flour, bicarb soda and salt together.
    2. Starting with the brown sugar layer the ingredients in a 1 litre sized glass jar in the order given, ending with the flour mixture.
    3. Attach a card with the following directions:
      Oatmeal Fruit Biscuits
      1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Line one baking tray with baking paper.
      2. Empty the contents of the jar into a large bowl. Using a wooden spoon blend the mixture until well combined.
      3. Using you hands work in 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
      4. Beat 1 egg with 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 cup (65ml) milk. Still using your hands or a wooden spoon blend the egg mixture into the dough until well combined.
      5. Drop teaspoon sized mounds 5cm apart onto the prepared baking tray. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Place biscuits on a rack to finish cooling. Makes approximately 2 dozen biscuits.

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