Wake Up & Taste The Coffee Biscuits
I love coffee & coffee flavoured treats too. I realised the other day I haven’t ever had coffee flavoured biscuits (if I have they were clearly not very memorable). So clearly I needed to fix this missing item in my life!
The result of a lovely afternoon in the kitchen were these delicious (even if I do say so myself) biscuits.
Wake Up & Taste the Coffee Biscuits
170g SR flour
110g brown sugar
50g butter cut into lumps
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
2 tsp instant coffee (ground finely if it isn’t already)
1 large tsp golden syrup
1 tbsp milk
100g icing sugar
1 tsp instant coffee (ground finely if it isn’t already)
Preheat oven to 180 C (160 C fan)
Line a baking sheet.
Sift flour, bicarbonate of soda & coffee into a bowl. Add the sugar and mix.
Add the butter and mix with your finger tips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Break the egg into a cup and beat with a fork. Add the syrup and beat together.
Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the egg mix. Stir to bring the mixture together to form a sticky dough.
Roll teaspoons of the mixture into balls and place on the backing tray, flatten very slightly.
Bake for 12-15 minutes until just starting to turn golden. Cool for 5 minutes on the tray then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
You could eat them like this or for the extra coffee factor add the icing/filling!
In a small saucepan place the butter, milk & coffee. Heat gently stirring until melted.
Remove from the heat and add the sieved icing sugar and mix, allow to cool slightly until it’s a spreadable consistency, then spread mix on one underside of a biscuit and join to another.
Store in a tin for up to a week.