Basic Biscuits

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This is a case where less is certainly more. These buttery, sweet biscuits are the perfect pairing with a cup of tea morning, noon or night.

  • 100g Butter
  • 150g Caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence
  • 1 Medium egg
  • 100g Plain flour
  • 100g Self raising flour
  • Step 1Put the butter, sugar and vanilla essence in a bowl.
  • Step 2Beat with a Russell Hobbs hand mixer at medium speed till fluffy (1-2 minutes).
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  • Step 3Add the egg. Gradually increase speed until everything has combined.
  • Step 4Sift the flours together then work them into the mixture.
  • Step 5Form the mixture into balls. Put them on a greased baking tray. Flatten them slightly.
  • Step 6Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180ºC for 12-15 minutes.
  • Step 7Cool on the tray for a few minutes, then move to a wire rack.
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Russell Hobbs was founded in the UK in 1952 by Bill Russell and Peter Hobbs, whose combined design and engineering flair allowed them to launch a company that remains a leading brand to this day. Over the years, Russell Hobbs has built up a legacy of design and innovation that placed the brand at the heart of the consumer’s home. The first automatic switch off kettle, the first automatic coffee maker and even the first plastic kettle were all Russell Hobbs innovations.