Spicy Apple Biscuits

These apple buscuits will take one of the top places in your cookery book! Try them once and you’ll want more!


  • 150 g Butter
  • 200 g Plain Flour
  • 1 Medium Egg; lightly beaten
  • 300 g Dried Apples; coarsely chopped
  • 10 Red and Green Candied Cherries; chopped
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Salt


Sift flour into a mixing bowl. Cut butter into cubes and ad to the flour. Rub them together using your fingertips until they resemble bread crumbs.

Mix the spices and salt with egg. Pour these into the flour mixture and add apples and candied cherries (setting aside some for use as toppings). Knead the dough quickly and thoroughly.

Shape into round biscuits and top each with candied cherry halves (if you wish so).

Bake in a moderately hot oven for about 25 minutes. Cool and store in an airtight container.


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