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Scottish Recipes: Abernethy BiscuitsScottish Recipes: Abernethy Biscuits

Surprisingly, Abernethy biscuits do not get their name from the town in Perthshire but from a Dr Abernethy who suggested the addition of caraway seeds and sugar to plain biscuits.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 oz plain flour
3 oz caster sugar (granulated will do)
3 oz butter
Half a level teaspoon baking powder
Half a level teaspoon of caraway seeds
One tablespoon milk
One standard egg

Preparation Method:

Sift the flour and baking powder and rub in the butter until it is thoroughly mixed. Mix in the sugar and caraway seeds and then add the egg and milk to make a stiff dough.

Roll the mixture on a floured surface until it is the thickness required for a biscuit/cookie. Cut out with a three-inch plain cutter, rolling the trimmings to make more, as required. Prick the top of the biscuits with a fork and place on greased baking trays (cookie sheets) and bake in a pre-heated oven at 375F/190C/Gas Mark 5 for ten minutes until golden brown. After they have cooled, store in an airtight tin (unless you can't resist eating them all immediately!).

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