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Maidstone Biscuits

Round, thick, low-bake sweet white wheatflour biscuits made with rosewater and chopped almonds.

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Maidstone Biscuits

4 oz butter
4 oz caster sugar
5 oz plain flour
1 tsp rose water
2 oz blanched almonds, chopped

Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy. Fold in the flour, rose water and almonds, and mix to make a stiff dough. Place in small heaps on a floured baking sheet. Bake at 180°C (350°F mark 4 for 12 - 15 minutes, until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

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