Best Basic Biscuit Recipe

  • Posted on December 1, 2010 at 6:52 AM

Using similar quantities to 1,2,3,4 Cake, this is a fabulous basic biscuit recipe. Just in time to think about making some biscuits to decorate for Christmas…

Best Basic Biscuit Recipe

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3 cups plain flour


  • Cream butter and sugar
  • Add egg and vanilla
  • Add flour and work into a dough
  • The dough can be chilled and rolled out to make biscuits using cutters or rolled into a cylinder and sliced into circles for round biscuits. The dough can also be frozen.
  • Bake at 160 deg. C for 12 – 15 mins or until lightly golden
  • Allow to cool on trays for at least 10 mins before removing to cool completely on wire rack
  • Allow to cool completely and ice and decorate as desired
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