Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Retro Baking - Hedgehog Biscuits

This is the first biscuit in my "Retro Baking" series. What I mean by this is I'm going to from time to time bake one of those classic home baking recipes which in many cases have sadly been replaced by fancier recipes. This is the type of baking I can imagine my Nana serving from one of her royal coronation souvenir tins :)

If you remember any recipes from your past, please remind me of them so I can try and find a recipe for it, or if you have the recipe - great - email it to me and I'll give it a try!

Hedgehog Biscuits

115g butter (4 oz back in the day!)
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup self raising flour
1 cup sultanas

Cream together butter and sugar.
Add Vanilla and egg, beat again.
Add flour and sultanas. Mix.
Roll teaspoonfuls of mixture in cornflakes and place on baking tray.
Bake for about 10 mins at 180 degrees.

Mine aren't the prettiest... I probably put them a bit close to each other on the tray, but I kind of like the way they turned out anyway. Here is the end result:

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