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It's Father's Day this month so spoil him with these delicious biscuits.




5      Eggs

2      Teaspoons of vanilla essence

1      Teaspoon of caraway seeds

5      Tablespoons of Sambuca, Anisette or similar liqueur (A small glass to drink as well whilst cooking is quite nice!!)

2      Pounds of plain flour

2      Teaspoons of baking powder

7      Ounces of caster sugar

7      Ounces of unsalted butter; melted

¼     Pint of whole milk

1      Beaten egg (for glazing)





(1)     Beat the 5 eggs thoroughly, and add the vanilla, caraway seeds and Sambuca liqueur.

(2)     Sift together the flour and baking powder and gradually add to the egg mixture with the sugar, melted butter and enough milk to make a dough that can easily be rolled out

(3)     Brush two or three baking sheets with oil or margarine

(4)     Preheat the oven to 190ºC, 375ºF, gas mark 5

(5)     Roll out the dough to a thickness of about ¼  of an inch on a lightly floured surface and cut into rounds with a 3inch cutter

(6)     Lay the rounds on the baking sheets and brush with the beaten egg

(7)     Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes or until light golden brown

(8)     Place cooked biscuits on wire racks to cool


Serve father the biscuits on Father's Day with a glass of Sambuca or possibly a sweet wine


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