Just got back from the Doctors. So....high temp (37.9), urine test showed no blood in urine (as opposed to last night's test), and extreme tiredness put down to a combination of side effect from new BP meds (have to stop them and try a new one) and the fact that clearly there is an infection *somewhere* - we're just not sure where. Told to rest. Ah-ha, right. Lets see how that goes, lol.
Onto more important matters - the biscuits! Yes, I made them. Yes, they are jam drop biscuits, and yes, you can have the recipe. Here 'tis
250g stick of butter at room temperature
125g soft icing sugar mixture
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
300g plain flour
70g custard powder
2 tablespoons of milk
Jam of your choice
1/4 cup SR Flour for kneading.
Use an electric mixer to beat butter and icing sugar until pale and creamy. Add vanilla essence and beat until combined. Add custard powder and milk and beat again. Add the PLAIN FLOUR and use a spatula or spoon to bring together.
Sprinkle your bench liberally - don't be skimpy! - with the SELF RAISING FLOUR. Tip mixture onto it and bring it together with your hands. You may need to sprinkly extra SR flour on top as it is a VERY sticky mix. Give it a light knead by hand until it is soft but not 'wet'. Wrap in glad wrap and chill for 1/2 hour.
Roll into 36 balls and place on 3 baking sheets. Press a small hole in the top of each ball and fill carefully with jam.
Bake at 170 degrees for about 20 minutes until golden. Watch 'em as they can burn easily! Cool, then store in an airtight container.