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Easter Biscuits bound with twine in groups of three symbolises the Holy Trinity
Gluten Free Traditional Easter Biscuits
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Delicately spiced gluten free traditional Easter Biscuits, these are topped with a delicious sugar and egg white crust and are the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon cup of tea or for the tea table over the Easter festivities, better still have a tin on standby for unexpected Easter egg carrying guests!
Course: Tea Time
Cuisine: Gluten Free
Keyword: Cassia Oil, Easter, Gluten Free, Traditional Recipe
Servings: 20 biscuits
Calories: 105 kcal
Author: Glutarama
  • 115 g /4oz butter
  • 75 g /3oz caster sugar + extra for topping
  • 1 egg separated
  • 200 g /7oz GF flour I use Wholegrain Fairy Flour
  • 4 drops of cassia oil if you have no oil you can substitute with 1 tsp mixed spice, 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 70 g raisins/currants/mixed fruit
  1. Instructions
  2. Beat the butter, sugar and yolk together
  3. Add the dry ingredients and raisins or currants to make a soft dough
  4. Knead dough on a floured surface - you'll need cold hands for this as the dough is very soft.
  5. roll out dough to about 5mm think
  6. Using a cutter cut approximately 20 biscuits
  7. Pop in an oven at 200C/400F/Gas 6 for 10 mins
  8. After 10mins take out and brush with beaten egg white, then sprinkle with sugar and return to oven for a further 5 mins
  9. Warning: these biscuits are very fragile when hot/warm, try to allow them to cool for as long as possible before removing to a cooling rack - therefore a good non-stack baking tray in a MUST! Even better, use a silicone baking sheet on your tray.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Traditional Easter Biscuits
Amount Per Serving
Calories 105 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 45mg2%
Potassium 42mg1%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 155IU3%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.