Ahhhh biscuits. Such a naughty treat.
I had some time on my hands on Sunday afternoon and I was home alone with ingredients. So I decided to make biscuits.
Lemon curd biscuits.
Do you know, I really struggle with lemon curd, I never know what to have it with, so I usually end up eating it from a teaspoon straight from the jar. How uncouth.
So, if you've never made biscuits before, here's an easy biscuit recipe to get you started.
An oven, preheated to around 190 degrees
150g plain flour
110g butter - unsalted or whatever you've got
55g caster sugar
A tiny bit of water
Lemon curd - don't be silly, shop bought is just fine
Mix the dry ingredients together - flour and sugar. Sieve the flout if you can be arsed, I didn't
Add in the butter - ah ah ah put the wooden spoon down, get your hands in that bowl and mix it all together
Sprinkle some flour over the worktop or chopping board
Roll out the dough to a thin consistency, around 5mm - 1cm is fine. I didn't have a rolling pin so I used a tin foil tube, What?!
Use a cutter, or an egg cup to cut into shapes
Press your thumb into the middle of the biscuit before going in the oven to create a dip
Bake in the oven for around 12 minutes. Turn tray halfway and remove as they start to go brown
Spoon a little lemon curd into the dip created by your thumb
Pop back in the oven for a few minutes
Leave to cool before sampling as the lemon curd will scald your tongue (ahem, not spoken from experience...)
Now, I admit, I didn't take a photo but they are DELICIOUS! Ok ok if you insist, I'll make some more and take photos. Just for YOU of course!
Welcome to the biscuit club!