Custard Biscuits

Custard Biscuits

This is one biscuit recipe that you can NEVER go wrong with. It’s completely no-fuss and a definitely safe tea-time eat. The measurements given make maybe 3 dozen biscuits so perhaps you could half them if you want.

3 cups self-raising flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup custard powder
3 eggs, beaten
250 grams butter, melted and cooled
1 tsp vanilla essence

In a large mixing bowl , combine all the dry ingredients.
Make a well in the center and pour in the vanilla, the beaten eggs and the melted butter. Mix well using a wooden spoon, but if you prefer it the old-fashioned way do what I did-use your hands.
Knead it into a ball until all the flour and custard is blended in. If you feel the dough is still too dry, you may add a little bit of milk to make the dough soft.
Roll into small balls and press. Bake at 160 C for around 20 minutes.

Note: It is always advisable to test the baking time. Roll out one cookie and check how long it takes to bake until golden. Remember cookies harden as they cool. So let cookies cool for around 5 minutes before you check for crispiness.
Happy Baking!

These go off to join the tea party at Meeta’s Monthly Mingle hosted this month by Awesome Aparna

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14 Comments

  1. Cham

     /  October 6, 2009

    Custard cookie that is interesting flavor!

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  2. bergamot

     /  October 5, 2009

    I am sure the custard powder would add a very nice flavour to the cookies. They look simply super

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  3. I love this recipe. Sounds very simple and the biscuits look delicious.
    I only discovered your blog today and I am so glad I did , loads of nice recipes to try.

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  4. Thanks for the ‘substitute’ for SR….I had no idea. You are amazing and so is your site. Love to come back again and again for good recipes. And of course, you know from your apple cheesecake post that you are a HIT at work…grin! Ta…and thanks for stopping on by with the note about SR!

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  5. mmmm..thy look yum…

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  6. Looks so perfect & yum…will surely try this one..thanks for the recipe

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  7. What a perfect shape! How lovely the biscuits look! So delicious it looks especially made with custard…

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  8. Oh I love this simple recipe…..I will have to try it….I have all the ingredients but need to say that I NEVER use sr four. Now….am I in for a flat biscuit?

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  9. Custard??!! *speechless* (but in a totally good way ;-))

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  10. Oh my gosh…what a droolworthy picture you got here, everything seems ‘well done’..hats of to your hard work. Love ur space…u have some unique collection.

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  11. this is easy and fuss free! love the click!

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  12. I never knew you could make cookies with custartd powder, either!
    Thanks for joining us at High Tea.
    Do you get self raising flour in Vasco?

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  13. Amazing, never heard and tried cookies with custard pwd. The click is asking me to try it.
    Thanks.

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