- 5 oz flour
- 4 oz butter
- 3 tbl Sugar
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
- 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 1 tbl milk
- 1 pch salt
Sift flour, salt, bicarbonate of soda, cream of tartar together.
Rub in butter until mixture looks like bread crumbs.
Dissolve Sugar in milk, stir into flour/butter mixture.
Form into stiff dough.
Roll out to a thickness of 1/4 inch.
Cut in squares; prick all over.
Bake in oven at 350 F (180 C) for 20 minutes.
Makes about 10 biscuits.
- NOTES : A popular biscuit, as the Scots call cookies, to go with a cup of tea.