Basic Butter Biscuit - Fiver Feeds

Basic Butter Biscuit

Try our simple to put together basic butter biscuit recipe that can easily be customised with whatever you have in the cupboard. Add a little orange zest, try a few drop of almond essence or a sprinkling of ground cinnamon. This recipe makes between 30 and 40 biscuits depending on the shapes you cut.


Basic Butter Biscuit

Prep Time:



Serves 15 People


£0.18 per Person



  • Ingredients

    440g Plain Flour
    250g Butter Softened
    125g Caster Sugar
    1tsp Vanilla Extract

How to Cook

1. Preheat your oven to 150C/Gas Mark 2.

2. Add the butter and sugar and mix well until light, fluffy and creamy in texture making sure there aren’t too many lumps.

3. Add vanilla followed by the flour and mix again until you get a thick dough mixture.

4. Form a ball from your dough, add a sprinkling of flour to your work surface and roll out to between 5mm and 10mm in thickness (depending on how many biscuits you want to make).

5. Cut with a cutting tool or cutters into any shape you want then bake in the oven for around 20 minutes OR until golden brown in colour.

6. Place on a rack to cool before decorating (if you plan to decorate) and then enjoy!

[indeed-social-media sm_list='fb,tw,goo,pt' sm_template='ism_template_3' sm_list_align='horizontal' sm_display_counts='true' sm_display_full_name='true' ]

Comment Below

  • Gerry

    Great little recipe. I tweaked it and added coco powder and chocolate chips to make a double chocolate biscuit!

  • Lewis – Fiver Feeds Admin

    Great idea Gerry!!

Find a Recipe

Enter an ingredient or even try searching Vegetarian, Curry or Quick