Posted September 28, 2012 by Sam in Recipes

Sams Kitchen Bourbon Biscuits

Bourbons Biscuits

bourbons1jpgI love biscuits, they are the perfect accompaniment with a cuppa, great for a mid afternoon pep and handy for snacks & picnics.

Here’s my take on that fab chocolatey classic, the bourbon. I hope you love it as much as we do.

Download the recipe here


Biscuit bit

125g soft butter

55g soft brown sugar

155g plain flour

25g cocoa

Filling bit

40g soft butter

80g icing sugar

15g cocoa

A little milk

choc biscuit doughFor the biscuits

Cream the butter & sugar until light & fluffy, sieve in the flour & cocoa and mix well until you form a ball of dough. Place the dough in a bag in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

When you’re ready to shape the biscuits preheat your oven 190°C (fan 170°C) GM 5

Roll out the dough gently on a lightly floured work surface to about 4 mm in thickness. Press out the shapes you would like and place on a greased/lined baking tray. If you’d like to add the little holes to the top then prick these (with a skewer or fork) on half the biscuits before they are baked. I sometimes use my small letter set to add text too.

bourbons2Bake for about 10 minutes so they are evenly baked top & bottom, they will be firm to the touch and a little darker at the edges. Keep a close eye on them as they can burn easily. Remove from the oven, allow to cool for a minute or 2 then transfer to a cooling rack.


For the icing

Place all the ingredients in the bowl of your mixer apart from the milk(or beat by hand) and combine, then beat until light and fluffy, add a little milk to create a spreadable consistency.

Spread on one of the biscuit bottoms and sandwich together with a top.  Will last several days in a tin if they don’t all get eaten straight away! Enjoy ♥

Bourbons & Tea