Monday, 9 June 2008

Gypsy Creams - Biscuits (US = Cookies)!

Ingredients:3 ozs. Sugar (75g)
2 ozs. White veg. fat (lard) (50g)
2 ozs. Butter (50g)
1 tsp. Golden Syrup3 tsps. boiling water
1/2 tsp. Bi-Carbonate of Soda
4 ozs. Self-Raising Flour (110g)
1 cup of Porridge Oats
Method:
Cream fats and sugar
Add Golden Syrup and boiling water
Add dry ingredients - blend gently together.
Roll into small balls - Press down to flatten very slightly.
They will tend to spread a little so dont put them too close together.
Bake on a greased baking tray:
preheated Oven: 180 deg.C (350 deg.F) (Gas 4) for approx. 15 mins.

Filling:
1.1/2 ozs. butter (37g) approx.
1.1/2 ozs. Icing Sugar (37g)
1 dessertsp. Cocoa (tablespoon will do)

Cream filling ingredients together and sandwich between cooled biscuits.
These biscuits dont keep well for more than a couple of days.

Apologies as some of my recipes are in "old money"! but the cookies are no less delicious!

2 comments:

Irene said...

Thankyou, thank you, thank you. I have been searching for this recipy for ages as a neighbour used to bake these when I was little and I fancy trying them myself.

BeadBag said...

So pleased to hear you found the recipe you were looking for. I'd be interested to know how you browsed it?
kindest regards, and hope you enjoyed the biscuits. (They are really nice!)