Shrewsbury Biscuits

Cooking time—15–20 min.


  • 4 oz. butter or margarine
  • 4 oz. castor sugar
  • 1 small egg
  • 8 oz. plain flour
  • ½ level teasp. ground cinnamon or 1 teasp. grated lemon rind
  • milk as required


Cream the fat and sugar and beat in the egg. Sift flour with cinnamon, or add grated rind, and add to the creamed fat mixture. Mix to a stiff consistency, using milk if required. Roll out fairly thinly and cut out with a -in. cutter. Place on a greased baking- sheet and bake in a moderate oven (350° F., Gas 4) till light fawn colour.