An easy to make cinnamon short-bread type biscuit.
Serves makes 12
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Herbs and Spices Required:
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
7 oz / 200 g self-raising flour
4 oz / 110 g caster sugar
5 oz / 150 g butter
1 egg, beaten
2 oz / 50 g flaked almonds
1 oz / 25 g demerara sugar
Herbs and Spices as listed above
preheat oven to 190C/375F/gas mark 5
Sift the flour, caster sugar and cinnamon into a bowl. Rub in the butter until the mixture is like breadcrumbs and then knead into a stiff dough.
Press into a 10 x 7 inch oblong tin. Brush the top with the beaten egg, then sprinkle with almonds and the demerara sugar.
Bake for 25 - 30 minutes until light brown. Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then cut into fingers. Cool completely before turning out.