Spicy Fruited Sugar Free Biscuits

Deliciously sweet and fruity spiced biscuits without the sugar crash.

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Cuisine

British

Time

30 - 60 mins

Skill Level

Confident

Serves

40

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You will need

IngredientAdd
300g plain flour

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1/2 tsp baking powder

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1 tsp mixed spice

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1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

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250g currants

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100g unsalted butter , softened (for a vegan recipe use a suitable butter alternative)

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200g Xylitol

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1 large egg, beaten OR

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egg replacer for vegan recipe

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Method

  • Sift the flour, baking powder, spices and a pinch of salt together.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy, then gradually beat in the egg.
  • Add the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • Add a teaspoon of cold water to bring the dough together if you need to.
  • Press into a disc, wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to the thickness of a £1 coin and, using cookie cutters, stamp out shapes.
  • Lift onto parchment-lined baking sheets and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until pale golden in colour.

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