Melting Moments Recipe

Melting Moments Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 16-20

40 g

65 g

75 g

1/2

 

150 g

 

4-5

Butter or margarine

Lard

Caster sugar

Egg, beaten

A few drops of vanilla or almond essence

Self-raising flour

Rolled oats, for coating

Glace cherries, quartered, to decorate

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4. Beat together the butter or margarine, lard and sugar, then gradually beat in the egg and vanilla or almond essence.
  • Stir the flour into the beaten mixture, with floured hands, then roll into 16-20 small balls.
  • Spread the rolled oats on a sheet of greaseproof paper and toss the balls in them to coat evenly.
  • Place the balls, spaced slightly apart, on two baking sheets, place a piece of cherry on top of each and bake for about 15-20 minutes, until lightly browned.
  • Allow the biscuits to cool on the sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

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