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Super Simple Pure Butter Vanilla Biscuits

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Super Simple Pure Butter Vanilla Biscuits

Yield: 48 depending on size and thickness

Super Simple Pure Butter Vanilla Biscuits

Pure Butter Vanilla Biscuits made is semi squares with chocolate and cherry toppings

These super-simple Pure Butter Vanilla Biscuits can be whipped up in no time for a batch of delicious all year-round cookies.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes


  • 250 g pure butter
  • 250 ml castor sugar
  • 1 Extra large egg
  • Vanilla essence
  • 2 cups cake flour (500 ml)
  • 2 cups self-rising flour (500 ml)


Cream the sugar and butter and then add the egg and vanilla essence and mix through.

Add flour bit by bit. Do not add all flour at once.

You can rather add more when dough requires more flour.

Bake at 180 C / 350 F for 14 minutes


From this dough, I made Nestle Tex – Candy and Kit Kat biscuits and Chocolate chips
and red cherry.

Prepared, tried, and tested  Feriel Sonday from SA Tasty Recipes - Saffas Daily Recipes

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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 96Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 16mgSodium 98mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 0gSugar 4gProtein 1g

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How to make self-raising flour from plain flour

What is the difference between self-rising flour and all-purpose flour?

Know the difference between all-purpose and self-raising white flour

All-purpose flour is versatile as it contains an average amount of protein. Self-rising flour should only be used when a recipe calls for self-rising flour because salt and baking powder (which is a leavening agent) have been added and distributed evenly through the flour

Self-rising and all-purpose white flour serve different baking purposes. Do not use self-rising flour in place of all-purpose flour or the outcome and result of your baking may be disappointing.

What is the best butter to make cookies?

I always recommend using unsalted butter when baking. Not because you do not want salt but because each brand of butter will add different amounts of salt to their product. The best way to control the ingredient is to add the salt yourself.

Types Of Cookies

Did you know that there are 8 types of cookies?

  1. Bar cookies
  2. Drop cookies
  3. Fried cookies
  4. Molded cookies
  5. No-bake cookies
  6. Refrigerator (icebox) cookies
  7. Rolled cookies 
  8. Sandwich cookies.

The History Of Cookies

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2 thoughts on “Super Simple Pure Butter Vanilla Biscuits”

  1. This recipe sounds delicious. Being a typical American, I thought this was for the soft, terribly unhealthy flour product that people in the South put gravy on!

    • Hi Terri, I am not keen on the soft biscuit with gravy you mentioned, but love this cookie/biscuit a lot. Maybe give it a try and let me know what you think. Thanks for always being here and part of #Senisal


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