Spice biscuits

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Foto: Francois Oberholster
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: about 30 biscuits
Cooking Time: about 10 minutes
  • 250g - butter, at room temperature
  • 250g (300ml) - light brown sugar
  • 60ml - golden syrup
  • 490g (875ml) - flour
  • 30ml - mixed spice
  • 5ml - bicarbonate of soda

1 Preheat the oven to 180°C. Beat the butter, sugar and syrup until light and fluffy. Stir in the flour and spices. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in 30ml hot water, stir into the dough and mix until smooth. Knead the dough until elastic and smooth.

2 Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut into shapes. Place the biscuits on baking trays lined with baking paper and bake for about 10 minutes, depending on the size, until cooked and risen. Allow to cool.  

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