Scottish Abernethy Biscuits

Makes: approx. 10
225g (8oz) Flour
110g (4oz) Butter
3 tbsp Sugar
1 tsp Cream of Tartar
1 tbsp Milk
½ tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
Pinch Salt

  • Pre-heat oven to 180°C: 350°F: Gas 4.
  • Sift flour, cream of tartar, bicarbonate of soda and salt together.
  • Rub in butter until mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  • Dissolve sugar in milk, stir into mixture, to form into stiff dough.
  • Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface into ¼ inch thickness; cut into rounds.
  • Place on a greased baking tray.
  • Bake in oven for 20 minutes. Allow to cool for a few minutes then remove to wire racks.
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