fork biscuits
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5 from 3 votes

Fork biscuits

With only 3 ingredients, fork biscuits are one of the easiest things you can bake, so are the perfect thing for getting children busy in the kitchen.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: British
Keyword: biscuits
Servings: 15
Calories: 97kcal


  • 100 g butter softened
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 150 g self raising flour


Pre-heat your oven to 180C / 160C fan

    Line a few baking trays with baking paper

      Mix the butter and sugar together

      • Measure the butter and put it in a large mixing bowl.
      • Weigh the sugar and add it to the bowl.
      • Beat together with a wooden spoon until well combined.

      Add the flour

      • Weigh the flour, then add to your mixing bowl. Carry on mixing then use your hands to bring it all together into a soft dough.

      Form the biscuits

      • Roll small pieces of dough (the size of a walnut or teaspoon) into round balls. Place on your baking tray, leaving space between them for spreading.
      • Dip a fork in cold water and press down on each ball in turn to flatten each biscuit and make an imprint.
      • Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes until they are golden brown.
      • Cool on a wire rack.