Shrewsbury Biscuts
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Shrewsbury Biscuits

Shrewsbury biscuits (sometimes called Shrewsbury cakes) are classic British butter cookies with a totally unique flavor profile.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: butter cookie recipe, Shrewsbury biscuits, Shrewsbury cake
Servings: 18 large cookies
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Stef

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon mace
  • zest of 1 small lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 large egg

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mix flour and butter.
  • Mix in caraway seeds, mace, lemon zest, and powdered sugar.
  • Mix in egg.
  • Place balls of dough (about 3 tablespoons for a large cookie) onto a cookie sheet about three inches apart.
  • Flatten the tops of the balls and run a fork across them to create some texture on top of the cookies.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until edges of the cookies just begin to brown.
  • Cool on a cooling rack.

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 22mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.6mg