Grandmas Homemade Biscuits

Grandmas Homemade Biscuits

Total time: 57 min.
Prep time: 45 min.
Cook time: 12 min.

Number of servings (yield): 100



  • 500g Plain Flour
  • 240g caster Sugar
  • 250g Butter
  • 50g Custard Powder
  • 250ml warm milk
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda


  1. 1) Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5
    2) Cream Butter and sugar until light and fluffy
    3) Warm milk in a saucepan
    4) Gradually add the warmed milk to the butter and sugar mix
    5) Sift the dry ingredients and in stages add to the mix
    6) Knead into a soft dough and let the mixture rest for 1/2 hour
    7) Divide the dough into 5 equal portions
    8) Place one portion of dough onto a lighly floured work surface and roll out to a 0.3mm thickness (approx)
    9) Using a cookie cutter cut out biscuits and place on a baking sheet
    10) Repeat stages 8 and 9 with the rest of the dough
    11) bake for around 10-12mins or until biscuits are a light golden brown colour
    12) Remove biscuits from the baking sheet and place onto a wire rack to cool


    Replace custard powder for 5 tsp of ginger powder