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Breakfast Scone/ Biscuits

Posted by Geetha on February 21, 2010

Biscuit

Ingredients:-

All purpose Flour -2 1/2 cups
Baking Powder – 2 1/2 tsp
salt- 1/2 tsp
Sugar- 1 tsp(optional)
Large Egg- 1
Butter – 1/2 cup cold unsalted
Milk – 3/4 cup

Topping:-

1 Egg  beaten with little water or milk.

Method:-

Preheat the oven to 400 degree F.

Sift Flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Once it is done add butter into pieces and crumble in it, then add milk and lightly beaten egg which form a sticky dough. Dust the working surface with flour and roll the dough 1/2 inch thickness and cut into circle shape using round cookie cutter.
Place the dough into greased pan and brush with egg and water mixture and bake for 10 mins or until the top becomes golden brown.
Serve warm with butter or Jam.

Variations:-

You can add zest of a orange for orange flavor or lemon zest for lemon favor.

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Nan Khati Biscuit

Posted by Geetha on December 8, 2008

This recipe I got from manjulaskitchen and it is a very delicious biscuits. I have done this biscuit many times and it tastes very good. You can also do many varieties in this recipe by adding some chocolate chips or milk chocolate etc. The recipe which I am giving is the basic recipe.

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Ingredients:-

All purpose flour – 1/3 cup

Sooji – 1/3 cup

Gram flour – ½ cup

Baking soda – 1/8 tsp

Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp

Unsalted butter – ½ cup or 1 stick of butter

Sugar – 2/3 cup

Sliced almonds – 1 tsp

Sliced pistachio – 1 tsp

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Method:-

Butter should be in room – temperature.

In a bowl mix all – purpose flour, sooji, gram flour, baking powder, salt and cardamom powder and keep aside. Add butter and sugar in a separate bowl and beat well for 2 – 3 minutes or till sugar mixed with butter.

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Once it is done add the flour mix to butter and sugar mixture and knead them together to make smooth dough. Divide the dough into about 24 equal parts and make them into balls.

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Once it is done take a ball and press each ball between your palms lightly; each piece should be about 3/4′ inch thick. You can place a small piece of almonds and pistachio in the middle or draw a tic-tac design on the top and place the few almonds, pistachio pieces.

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Place these biscuits on a lightly greased cookie sheet

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and bake at 375 degree for 13 – 15 minutes or until it turns light brown.

 

Biscuits from oven

Biscuits from oven

Once it is taken from the oven, allow them to cool down for 5 minutes and serve it.

 

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