Dundee Biscuits

Dundee Biscuits, also known as Scottish oat cakes, dress up nicely when garnished with almonds.

Dundee Biscuits
Yield: 18 biscuits
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  1. 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  2. ¼ cup sugar
  3. ¼ cup quick-cooking oats
  4. ¼ cup butter
  5. ⅓ cup milk
  6. 1 large egg, divided
  7. Sliced almonds
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, and oats. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. In a small bowl, combine milk and egg yolk; stir into flour mixture.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to ½-inch thickness. Using 1½-inch round cutter, cut biscuits. Place on baking sheet. Brush with lightly beaten egg white and top with sliced almonds.
  5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
TeaTime Magazine https://www.teatimemagazine.com/
 From TeaTime September/October 2006

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  1. It works! Every other Dundee biscuit recipe omits milk thus making it impossible to bind together the ingredients. ( Maybe I’m just doing something wrong…but I don’t know what).

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