Easter Biscuits

These biscuits are very easy to make so good for children.

Makes about 18 biscuits. Oven at 200C.
4oz margarine
3 oz caster sugar
1 egg, separated
6 oz Holgate Windmill flour
1 oz cornflour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger or allspice
1 tablespoon milk
2 oz currants
1 oz mixed peel
caster sugar for dusting tops
Cream margarine and sugar together until light, then add egg yolk.
Add Holgate Windmill flour, cornflour, spices and mix into the creamed mixture. Add enough milk to make a pliable dough, then mix in currants and peel.
Roll out dough to about 1/4 inch thick and cut into rounds of approximately 2.5 inch. Put on a baking tray covered with baking parchment.
Bake at 200C for 10 mins.
Lightly whisk egg white, brush over biscuits then sprinkle with additional caster sugar. Return to the oven for 5 mins or until golden. Cool.
Lesley Jones