Seedy pastry squares

These delicious little biscuits can be used as cocktail snacks with a drink or as a biscuit with soup or cheese. Free from: wheat, gluten, soya and nuts; can be dairy and egg free.

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Cuisine

British

Time

30 - 60 mins

Skill Level

Confident

Serves

10

Courses etc.

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You will need

IngredientAdd
100g/3½oz butter Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
or 100g/3½oz dairy-free spread Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
200g/7oz gluten-free flour with xanthan gum
or 100g/3½oz gram flour

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and 100g/3½oz rice flour

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½ tsp xanthan gum More products
1 egg Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
25g/¾oz sesame seeds

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or 25g/¾oz sunflower seeds More products
or 25g/¾oz poppy seeds

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25g/¾oz grated hard cheese Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
rock salt More products

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Method

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
  • Rub the butter or margarine into the gluten-free flour, or the gram and rice flour, and add the xanthan gum.
  • Mix to a soft dough with 2-3 tablespoons of water.
  • Roll out to ½cm thickness then brush with the beaten egg or the extra melted butter or spread.
  • Sprinkle the squares either with a little salt and the seeds of your choice, or with the hard cheese and the seeds of your choice.
  • Cut into small square or diamond shapes about 3cm/1in across.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until the biscuits are lightly browned, taking care that they don't burn.
  • Cool on a rack before serving.

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Salted Butter ORGANIC
Calon Wen (250g)
£3.19
Available only in our Edinburgh shops
Xanthan Gum Gluten Free
Doves Farm (100g)
£3.35
Free Range Eggs Medium Scotland ORGANIC
Highland Eggs (6eggs)
£1.85
Available only in our Edinburgh shops
Natural Sesame Seeds ORGANIC
Real Foods
Limited availability due to high coronavirus demand
Sunflower Seeds ORGANIC
Biona (500g)
£3.69
Hard Cheese
Twineham Grange (150g)
£3.39
Available only in our Edinburgh shops
Rock Salt
Tidmans (500g)
£1.53
Brown Rice Flour ORGANIC
Real Foods
Limited availability due to high coronavirus demand
Poppy Seeds ORGANIC
Real Foods
Limited availability due to high coronavirus demand
Original Creamy Spread dairy free, Vegan
Violife (200g)
£2.39
Available only in our Edinburgh shops
Chickpea Gram Flour
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Limited availability due to high coronavirus demand