Delicious Vanilla Biscuits with British Quinoa Flour (gluten-free)

Love peanut biscuits but can’t eat peanuts? Then try this biscuit recipe made with Hodmedod’s Essex-grown organic quinoa flour and organic butter.* They are simple to make, delicious to eat, and really taste like peanut biscuits. They’re also gluten-free.

INGREDIENTS
75g organic butter (or 50g organic butter + 25g organic coconut oil)
40g sugar
100g Hodmedod’s quinoa flour (or 75g Hodmedod’s quinoa flour and 25g organic brown rice flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tablespoons Hodmedod’s organic puffed quinoa (optional)

METHOD
In a bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Mix the flour(s) and baking powder, sieve if necessary and stir into creamed butter and sugar.
Mix in the vanilla essence and optional puffed quinoa.
Lightly knead the mixture into a soft dough, then roll into balls.
Bake at 190°C on a greaseproof (but ungreased) tin in the oven for 20 minutes.
Leave to cool before eating.

*Adapted from a recipe for rich vanilla biscuits by Rose Elliot (from her book Simply Delicious).

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