For a quick fix for something to dip into your cuppa tea this afternoon we recommend a Dutch Butter Biscuit. If you have a food processor it’s alot easier but can be done by hand all the same, so all you need to make 600g batch is:
100g Icing sugar
200g Unsalted butter/salted butter if you like it like that
300g Plain flour
Just mix it to a dough, roll into a sausage and slice into 1cm thick coins :)
I bake them myself at 160 deg C till gently browned (normally 20 minutes), but 180 deg C for about 10 minutes is also fine (That way you get to dunk it into the tea faster ;0)
Oh, and if you prefer shapes, the dough can be rolled out and cut, filled or garnished like in the picture!
I hope you enjoy making this very simple delightful recipe, any questions, just ask it here or put it to us on twitter :)
- The Pastry King
- The Pastry king was started in 2009 when I wanted to showcase my skills, & a personal résumé portfolio. The credit crunch really resulted in founding a business, The Pastry King, the name became about, because of circumstances during the time. It was when deciding on this very blogging handle; did I think of one particular pastry chef, the person I most admired & wanted to learn from. To me, he is a Pastry King – so it was from there it came really. The Pastry King grew, people showed they wanted a bespoke service even in a credit crunch. The early days I made chocolates, & cakes. I involved myself in consultancy roles and training jobs. I helped businesses developed recipes and so much more. At one time I was developing my range of chocolate spreads, & award winning truffle selection, packaged to be shelf ready for retailers to sell from their store shelves. Several years back I decided to close up shop, really due to a job vacancy I took post of. One, which I could not & therefore did not refuse. Over the past few years, I have really enjoyed to still be doing what I love doing, & since become a father to one lovely little boy. I consider myself to be very lucky.