Advent fairing biscuits
- Preparation and cooking time
- Makes about 12
- 250g Plain flour, plus more to dust surface to roll biscuits
- Finely grated rind of 1 lemon (unwaxed is best)
- ¼ Nutmeg freshly grated
- ½tsp Mixed spice
- 100g Currents
- 50g Caster sugar
- 225g Clotted cream, well chilled
- STEP 1
Sift the flour and mix in the salt, lemon rind, spices and sugar
- STEP 2
Work in the cold clotted cream until you have a firm cohesive dough. Wrap and rest for 1 hour in the fridge.
- STEP 3
Preheat the oven to 180° and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
- STEP 4
Lightly flour the surface and roll the biscuit dough flat to about 1 cm thick.
- STEP 5
Use a pig shaped biscuit cutter (or use another shape) and cut to size.
- STEP 6
Place the biscuits on the tray and bake for about 12 – 15 or until firm to touch and beginning to turn golden around the edges. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.