Looking through Mum’s tattered old recipe book, I came across a few recipes I can clearly remember from my childhood. These biscuits were one of my favourites growing up. Nan would often send some back home with us after we had been up visiting her for the weekend. Like a lot of Nan’s recipes, there are just a few ingredients and they are super easy. They are incredibly light and it’s really hard to stop at one! This batch made around 18 biscuits – and between 6 of us, there are only 3 left.
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- 120 grams butter at room tempreture
- 120 grams caster sugar
- 170 grams self raising flour
- 60 grams coconut
- 2 eggs
- Preheat your oven to 190 degrees and line two baking trays with baking paper.
- Place the butter and sugar into the bowl of an electric mixer and beat for approximately 6 minutes or until pale and creamy.
- Reduce the speed of your mixer to low and add the eggs one at a time
- Add the self raising flour and coconut and continue to mix on a low speed until combined.
- Drop dessertspoons of mixture onto trays lined with baking paper (mixture will be quite runny)
- Bake for 15 minutes or until a golden colour. Cool on trays for 5 minutes and then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
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