Shrewsbury Biscuit - Basic recipe from Modern Cookery Vol 2 by Thangam E Philip and Tarla Dalal !!
Makes – 30 - 35
225 gms plain flour (maida)
85 gms butter
85 gms sugar
1 lemon rind, grated
Sieve the flour.
Grease baking tray with 1/2 teaspoon butter.
Cream the butter (@ normal temperature) and sugar very well until light and creamy.
Beat the egg and lemon rind.
Add the sieved flour. If required, add a little milk to make a dough.
Turn the mixture on to a floured board. Knead until smooth.
Preheat oven (OTG) at 170* C or 325 * F.
Roll out thinly. Prick all over with a fork. Stamp into rounds or cut biscuits with the help of a cookie cutter.
Place the biscuits on a greased baking tray.
Bake in a moderate oven at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and keep aside to cool for half an hour. Store in an airtight container.