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Biscuits ( Butterscotch ) Recipe


12 oz Flour; self-rising
4 oz Margarine
1/2 ts Salt
1 Egg
8 oz Brown sugar
1 ts Vanilla essence

Set oven to 350øF or Mark 4. Grease a baking sheet. Melt the sugar,
margarine and vanilla essence together in a saucepan very gently over
a low heat. Remove from the heat. When the mixture has cooled add
the beaten egg and mix together. Sift the flour and salt into a
bowl. Make a well in the centre and pour in the cooled egg/fat/sugar
mixture. Knead into a stiff dough. This will be fairly dry, but it
needs no extra moisture. Roll out the dough on a floured surface
into 1/2 inch thickness and cut out the biscuits with a 2 inch
biscuit cutter. Place on the baking sheet with sufficient space to
allow them to spread. Bake for 20 minutes until light golden in

** Scottish Tea-Time Recipes -- Johanna Mathie **
** ISBN = 1 898435 18 9 **