Coffee biscuits

Recipe from: 3/4/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 9
Servings 350


  • 2
    cake flour
  • 7
  • 625
    yellow sugar
  • 750
    butter or margarine
  • 100
    hard cooking fat or Holsum
  • 400
    golden syrup
  • 25
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 250
    strong black Nescafé coffee
  • 10
    vanilla essence


+- 12 min per batch
Mix the cake flour, salt and sugar together in a large mixing bowl. Rub in the butter and fat. Add the golden syrup and mix well. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in a little coffee and add to the flour mixture, along with the coffee and essence. Mix well to form a soft dough, Cover and chill overnight. Roll out the dough until fairly thin and cut out fingers or use a biscuit gun. Arrange the biscuits on a greased baking sheet, leaving enough space for them to spread. Bake at 200 ºC for about 12 minutes until golden brown and baked through. Cool the biscuits on wire racks and sandwich together with a fudge filling (see recipe). Makes about 350 single biscuits. FUDGE FILLING 25 ml (5 t) instant coffee 25 ml (5 t) boiling water 250 ml (1 c) white sugar 100 g butter or margarine 75 ml milk Dissolve the coffee in the boiling water and add the remaining ingredients. Bring to the boil uncovered, and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from the stove and beat with a wooden spoon until thick and cooled. Sandwich the biscuits together with this filling. Makes about 250 ml (1 c) filling.

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