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Bourbon Biscuits

5 Reviews

  • Vegetarian

About the bake

These classic biscuits are simple to make and delicious to munch on or dunk in a hot drink. So go a little retro and bake these today! Keep the biscuits stored in an air tight container and consume within 2 days.

115Total Time
50Prep Time
25Bake Time
12Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    In a food processor blend together the flour, butter, cocoa powder, sugar, golden syrup, bicarbonate of soda.

  2. Step 2:

    Gradually add the milk until the mixture forms a dough.

  3. Step 3:

    Wrap the dough in cling film and chill in the fridge for 10 minutes.

  4. Step 4:

    Unwrap and roll out the dough out to a thickness of 1cm

  5. Step 5:

    Cut out rectangles approximately 3x8cm and using a skewer make the traditional indents on the top of every other biscuit.

  6. Step 6:

    Place on a baking sheet lined with baking paper and chill the biscuits in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  7. Step 7:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160° fan gas mark 4).

  8. Step 8:

    Bake the biscuits for 20-25 minutes then leave to cool.

  9. Step 9:

    To make the filling, blend together the icing sugar, butter, custard powder and cocoa powder.

  10. Step 10:

    Once the biscuits are fully cooled, pipe the filling and sandwich the biscuits together.

Ingredients

  • For the Biscuits

    • 225g Allinson's plain white flour
    • 125g Butter (unsalted) (chilled)
    • 75g Cocoa powder
    • 125g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 2 tbsp Golden syrup
    • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
    • 3 tbsp Milk
  • For the Filling

    • 3 tbsp Custard powder
    • 100g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 25g Cocoa powder
    • 75g Butter (unsalted) (softened)
    • 2 tsp Milk

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