Dec 5, 2013

Shrewsbury Biscuit

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

1 egg 


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.

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