Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was known as the traditional bridal cake for Scotland. But have used it as our Christmas Biscuit recipe for as long as I can remember. One of my Dad's favourites

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour and sugar in a bowl, rub in butter.
  2. Knead well to form a smooth paste.
  3. Divide into two equal parts, shape and flatten into 2 x 7" rounds, approximately 1/2 " thick.
  4. Mark top into portions, decorate edges and prick with a fork.
  5. Place on a greased baking tray.
  6. Bake for 30 mins at 160c, 325F Gas mark 3 or until pale and golden.

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