British Recipes > Dundee Biscuits

How to make Dundee biscuits:
A tasty biscuit that originates from Dundee in Scotland.


8oz plain/all purpose flour
4oz butter
2oz caster/superfine sugar
1 egg, separated
2oz flaked almonds, chopped

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- Put the flour into a bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
- Stir in the sugar and mix well, then stir in the egg yolk.
- Knead lightly.
- Roll out on a lightly floured surface or board until about 1/4 inch thick.
- Prick with a fork, and then cut out 2 inch rounds.
- Place the rounds on a baking trays.
- Brush with the egg white and sprinkle with the almonds.
- Bake in a preheated oven temperature 325oF/170oC/gas mark 3 for 25 - 30 minutes.
- The biscuits should be a pale golden brown colour.