Prep time:

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time:

Serves: 50

175g Butter at Room Temperature

75g Caster Sugar

175g Plain Flour

75g Semolina

Icing Sugar for dusting

Lucinda Hamilton from Cocolicious shares her recipes for the indulgent afternoon tea treats she created for Wealden Times Midwinter Fair 2012 in collaboration with Bellaboo and Beau

  1. Preheat oven to 150°C.
  2. Beat the butter in a bowl with a wooden spoon (or in the mixer) until softened. Beat in the sugar, followed by the flour and semolina or rice flour. Work the ingredients together until they form a soft dough. (You can either cut out the stars or shapes you need now, or leave to chill and cut and bake later.)
  3. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to the desired thickness and then cut out the desired shapes. Place on lined (or greased and floured) baking sheet, and bake in oven for 20-25 minutes, until starting to turn a light golden brown.
  4. Transfer onto a cooling rack and sprinkle with sugar.

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  • pictures: David Merewether

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