Garibaldi Biscuits

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Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

This is an easy one from an old recipe book of my Grandmothers. I double the recipe.

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  1. Chop dried fruit (currants, raisins, sultanas or a mixture). Put flour and sugar into a bowl and rub in the butter lightly with the finger tips until no lumps remain, then stir in the sugar.
  2. Add 1-2 Tbs milk to give a stiff dough and turn this on to a floured board.
  3. Pat lightly into shape and roll out very evenly to 1/8 inches thick, keeping the dough a regular shape, then cut in half.
  4. Sprinkle one half evenly with chopped fruit and cover with the other piece of dough.
  5. Lightly flour the board and roll the mixture again until 1/8 inches thick,.
  6. keeping as square as possible.
  7. Trim the edges and cut into squares or triangles and bake on a greased tray in mod. hot oven @ 400°F for 15 minutes.