These classic biscuits are ideal to make for pack lunches or just a little treat to have with your afternoon cup of tea. The buttery texture melts in your mouth with an added little zesty and ginger kick keeping your mouth refreshed and your taste buds wanting more.
What’s good about baking melting moments is they don’t have to be perfect and there are many ways to jazz them up.
We added the zest of an orange and some fresh ginger into ours.
There are many benefits of ginger including reducing inflammation, good for digestion and nausea an enhances the immune system.
- 140g soft butter
- 80g caster sugar
- 140g self raising flour
- 1tsp vanilla essence
- zest of 1 small range and the juice of half
- 2cm cube of chopped ginger
- Preheat the oven at 180c
- Grease baking trays or line them baking paper
- Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth and fluffy. Add in the vanilla essence
- Add in the zest of the orange, the juice and the ginger. Mix together
- Stir in the flour and mix
- Rub some oil into your hands and roll the mixture into walnut sized balls. Place them evenly onto the baking tray
- At this point, You could roll them in some oats for that added rough texture
- Place a fork on the top of the balls and push down gently
- Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes. Keep an eye on them until golden
Serve whilst warm with a lovely cup of tea. Perfect warming refreshing biscuit. Also ideal to add into pack lunches as they are small enough to fit in any box