• Makes 20
  • 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 4 Ingredients


A dainty little treat

Ingredients (makes 20 small biscuits)

  • 85 grams butter
  • 2 tablespoons Icing sugar
  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons custard powder


  1. Turn oven on to 180 degrees
  2. Cream butter and sifted icing sugar until light and fluffy
  3. Add sifted flour and custard powder
  4. Mix well ( add a splash of milk if a little dry at this stage)
  5. Roll into balls. Place on paper lined baking tray. Flatten gently with a fork . Top some with a 1/2 glace cherry if desired
  6. Bake for 10 -15 minutes


I used to make these with my daughters when they were little and have tea parties. Now I can do the same with the grandchildren!

  • I love these and the jam one looks good too


  • Oh these look sooo divine and your photography presentation is so beautiful . thanks for sharing.


  • Lovely recipe thanks. My big problem is not eating the raw dough. Too tempting.


  • these look great, perfect for high tea or tea party


  • Thanks for sharing! These look delicious and sound relatively simple for even a basic cook like me to make!
    I love anything with jam or that’s sweet so might need to give it a go ????


  • Love the different patterns you can do on these.


  • These sound delicious and very easy to make! Something the kiddies could help out with.


  • Planning on getting the kids in the kitchen yo make some of these. An easy little recipe, good to teach the kids cooking skills


  • Super simple to make with pantry staples. Love them


  • A great way to use up the custard powder.


  • Have not seen these in so many years. Use to make these for my older children need to do these for my younger ones too.


  • Such a simple recipe. Must try it.


  • So simple and easy. Made these with the kids today. Need to make more as they were a huge hit with all and now hardly any left. Next time im going to try and add some choc chips


  • wow, I’m keeping this one, they look lovely and the recipe seems easy enough, thanks very much


  • I’m sure I used to make these a long time ago. Nice timing for me since I can’t find my recipe. Will have some baking fun with the grandchildren


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