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Aunt Betty's Empire Biscuits

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Serves 12 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 15

Why I Love This Recipe

a sweet treet

Ingredients You'll Need

4 ounces plain flour all purpose flour
3 ounces Butter or margarine
1 ounce ground almonds
1 ½ ounces caster sugar
Beaten egg for milk to bind fruit jam, for sandwich filling
icing, to decorate cherries, halves to decorate


1. Prepare a moderate oven 325 F

2. Sieve the flour then rub in the butter as finely as possible.

3. Add the sugar and ground almonds. Mix to firm paste adding a little egg or milk to bind.

4. Roll out to approximately 1/8 inch think and cut into rounds.

5. Cut out centre of half the biscuits with small round cutter, place on a baking tray and bake near middle of oven for approx 15 minutes at 325

6. Once cooled, sandwich 2 biscuits together with strawberry or raspberry jam.. Decorate top with icing and half a cherry.

alternate topping I don’t cut out the tops so just sandwich the two together with jam

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