These cheese biscuits have a touch of chilli for heat, turmeric for a beautiful golden hue, and cumin, nigella and mustard seeds for crunch and nutty flavour. They’re fantastic served warm from the oven or you can store them in an airtight tin for up to a week and reheat for a few minutes whenever you have guests!
SPICY CHEESE BISCUIT BLEND (1 portion = 2 tbsp): chilli, turmeric, yellow MUSTARD, brown MUSTARD, cumin, coriander, nigella, Kashmiri chilli, fenugreek leaf, cinnamon, cayenne chilli, black cardamon, black pepper, green cardamon, ginger, cloves, mace, bay, nutmeg
May contain CELERY and SESAME. Allergens are listed in CAPITALS
Spicy Cheese Biscuits Recipe:
PREP 15 mins
COOK 45 mins
Makes about 20 biscuits
100g cold butter - cut into small cubes
100g strong cheddar or parmesan - finely grated
1 egg (any size) - beaten
175g plain flour
1 portion of SPICY CHEESE BISCUIT BLEND
Rub the butter into the flour with the SPICY CHEESE BISCUIT BLEND and ¼ tsp salt until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs, then stir in the cheese
Stir in the beaten egg and 2 tbsp water until the dough combines into a coherent ball (adding 1 tbsp extra water if too dry or a pinch more flour if too sticky)
Roll the dough into a large sausage shape about 5-6cm in diameter then wrap in clingfilm or a plastic bag and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes
Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas mark 5
Cut the dough into slices about 3-4mm thick. Place on parchment-lined baking trays then bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown and crisp
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