Biscuits

  • 1 3D Gingerbread house biscuits
    Makes: 1 delicious housePreparation time: 1 dayBaking time: 10 - 12 minutesIngredientsGingerbread dough825g (1lb 13oz) self-raising flour plus extra for rolling 250g (9oz) unsalted butter, cubed 250g (9oz) Tate &...

  • 2 Florentine biscuits
    Servings: 12Preparation time: 15 minutesBaking time: 12 - 15 minutesIngredients25g (1oz) butter 85g (3oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Caster Sugar 2tsp flour 3tbsp double cream 150g (5½oz) mixed Fairtrade dried...

  • 3 Hazelnut and cheddar biscuits recipe
    Makes: around 32Ingredients200g plain flour 100g butter, softened 75g Castello Tickler Cheddar finely grated 60g hazelnuts 2 large eggs, one whole and one separated into yolk and white Salt and...

  • 4 Great British Bake Off: from florentines and savoury biscuits to 3D gingerbread houses
    Great British Bake Off's Biscuit Week saw 11 amateur bakers make a cracking effort as they tackled savoury biscuits, Mary Berry's Florentines and even elaborate 3D scenes of afternoon tea...

  • 5 Strawberry and mascarpone shortbread rounds recipe
    Makes 8Preparation time: 30 minutesMake in advance: mascarpone filling (several hours ahead)Ingredients 200g mascarpone 1 tbsp double cream 1/2 vanilla pod, seeds removed 1 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for...

  • 6 Pistachio shortbread recipe
    Servings: 28Preparation time: 20 minutesBaking time: 15 - 18 minutesIngredients50g (2oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Golden Caster Cane Sugar 10g (½oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Demerara Cane Sugar 110g (4oz)...

  • 7 GBBO winner Frances Quinn's California prune pout dodgers recipe
    IngredientsBiscuits100g Slightly Salted Butter, softened
 100g Icing Sugar 1 Egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp Almond Extract
 100g Ground Almonds
 200g Plain Flour Filling300g California Prunes 1 tsp Vanilla Extract or...

  • 8 Top 20 Christmas desserts
    Christmas just wouldn't be the same without some sweet Christmas recipes to add that extra festive bite to the proceedings – click on the photo below to see our top...

  • 9 Cranberry gingerbread men
    The whole family will love helping to decorate these delicious biscuits.Preparation Time: 30 minutesCooking Time: 10 minutesServes: 10-12 large or 25 small menIngredients200g self-raising flour2 tsp ground ginger1 tsp cinnamon50g...

  • 10 Cranberry pudding
    Rich and fruity, this traditional pud, decorated with syrupy cranberries is a perfect way to round off Christmas dinner.Preparation 20 minsCooking 2-2.5 hoursServings 6-8Ingredients200g fresh cranberries, roughly chopped175g self-raising flour½...

  • 11 Christmas tree biscuits
    Make decorating the tree extra special by baking your own scrumptious festive biscuits to adorn the branches. Each melted sweet looks like a stained glass window to add a little...

  • 12 Spiced chocolate stars
    Makes 44IngredientsDr. Oetker Cake Release Spray190g (7 ½ oz) plain flour75g (3 oz) cocoa powder12.5ml (2 ½ tsp) ground cinnamon2.5ml (½ tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking Powder125g (4 ½ oz) dark...

  • 13 Halloween graveyard shortbread biscuits
    Makes 10-12IngredientsTo bake125g (4oz) butter or margarine55g (2oz) caster sugar180g (6oz) plain flour – sievedTo decorate250g Renshaw Grey Ready to Roll IcingWhite writing icingMethodTo bakePre heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas...

  • 14 Halloween severed witch finger biscuits
    Children will love making these knobbly, gnarled fingers.Makes: 24Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 10-12 minutesIngredients125g (4½oz) plain flour + extra for rolling95g (3½oz) unsalted butter, cubed110g (4oz) mature Cheddar, roughly...

  • 15 Halloween spider web biscuits
    Preparation time 10 minutesCook time 14 minutes (plus time for icing)Makes 20 biscuitsIngredientsBiscuits100g butter1 cup of caster sugar2 happy eggs2 cups of plain flourZest & juice of 1 orange1 tsp...

  • 16 Halloween Frankenstein shortbread
    Makes 15IngredientsTo bake125g (4oz) butter55g (2oz) caster sugar180g (6oz) plain flour – sievedTo decorateApricot jam250g Renshaw Lincoln Green Ready to Roll Icing200g milk chocolate250g Renshaw White Ready to Roll IcingBlack...

  • 17 Pistachio shortbreads
    Click here for more baking recipesMelt-in-the-mouth with a delicious cane sugary crunch, these rich, buttery shortbreads make a delicious accompaniment to a reviving cup of tea or coffee, or as...

  • 18 Biscuit and traybake recipes inspired by the Great British Bake Off
    The eight remaining contestants on the Great British Bake Off are facing the challenge of biscuits and traybakes on Tuesday evening's show.Co-judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood will put the...

  • 19 Royal corgi biscuits
    BiscuitsMakes 10-12 IngredientsTo bake125g (4oz) butter or margarine55g (2oz) caster sugar180g (6oz) plain flour – sieved To decorate200g milk chocolate250g Renshaw Jet Black Ready to Roll IcingRed piping icingGold dragéesMethodTo...

  • 20 Fabulously fun baking ideas for little chefs
    Have some fun in the kitchen with the children this half-term by trying our fabulously fun baking recipes.These family-friendly ideas will turn your kids into little chefs in no time...



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