Suffolk Rusks

Ingredients

  • 8oz self-raising flour
  • pinch of Salt
  • 3oz butter
  • 1 egg
  • Milk or water to mix

Method

Sieve the flour and salt together. Rub in the butter lightly and mix with the beaten egg and just enough milk or water to make a smooth dough. Roll out lightly one inch thick and cut in two-and-a-half inch rounds. Bake at 450°F, 230°C, gas mark 8 for ten minutes. Remove from the oven and split in half. Put on baking sheets with the cut sides upwards. Bake at 375°F, 190°C, gas mark 5 for about fifteen minutes until crisp and golden. Cool and serve with butter and cheese. These rusks store well in a tin.

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