Recipe

Garibaldi biscuits

  • Makes 24 Item
  • 45 mins cooking
GARIBALDI Biscuits

Ingredients

Garibaldi biscuits
  • 2/3 cup (110g) dried currants
  • 2 tablespoon brandy
  • 1 1/2 cup (225g) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 80 gram cold unsalted butter, chopped
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) milk, approximately
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg, beaten lightly

Method

Garibaldi biscuits
  • 1
    Combine currants and brandy in small bowl, stand 30 minutes. Drain, discard brandy.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, sift flour and half the sugar into medium bowl, rub in butter until mixture is crumbly. Stir in enough milk to make a firm dough. Turn dough onto floured surface, knead gently until smooth. Wrap in plastic, refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan forced). Grease oven tray.
  • 4
    Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon in small bowl.
  • 5
    Divide dough in half. Roll one half between sheets of baking paper until 20cm x 30cm (8-inch x 12-inch) rectangle, place on oven tray. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of cinnamon sugar and currants. Roll remaining dough between sheets of baking paper until 20cm x 30cm (8-inch x 12-inch) rectangle, place dough on top of currants.
  • 6
    Using rolling pin, roll slice while on tray until 5mm (¼-inch) thick, trim edges. Mark into 24 rectangles. Brush top with egg, sprinkle with remaining cinnamon sugar.
  • 7
    Bake about 25 minutes, stand 5 minutes. Using sharp knife, cut into biscuits along marked lines.

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