Monday, 10 September 2012

cardamon & ginger biscuits

Cardamon is high on my list of favourites, it's so delicious, I have a great Indian carrot cake recipe (which introduced me to cardamon about five years ago.) For these cookies I've used the good old Edmond's classic biscuit recipe and added cardamon, ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon. The recipe is below...

125 grams softened butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups self raising flour

Beat butter and sugar until fluffy, beat in egg and vanilla. Sift spices and flour into wet mixture and combine. 
Roll into teaspoon sized balls and flatten with a fork. 
Bake on 190°C for 8-10 minutes.
When the biscuits have cooled down apply a ginger icing (melt 1 tablespoon butter, add 1 cup icing sugar and 1 teaspoon ginger, add water to make a spreading consistency)
Makes about 25 biscuits

Happy baking!


  1. I bet the smell of these biscuits is amazing when they are baking in the oven. Will have a go at making these for sure!

  2. I made today these biscuits...they turned out soo, sooo delicious!!!! thanks for the recipe...lately I discovered the cardamom and I am using it into my coffee and now with cardamom biscuits it will be a complete treat!!!