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Bunny Biscuits


  • 4 oz (100g) butter
  • 6oz (150g) plain flour
  • 2oz (50g) light muscovado sugar
  • Half a tsp. (2.5ml) ground cinnamon
  • Grated rind of one lemon
  • The yolk of one large egg
  • 2-3 tbsp. Water
  • Currants and marshmallows to decorate


  1. Preheat oven to 350F, Gas mark 4, 180C
  2. Cut the butter into small cubes and mix with the flour in a mixing bowl until like fine
  3. Stir in the muscovado sugar, ground cinnamon and the grated lemon rind
  4. Stir in the egg yolk and enough water to mix into a soft dough
  5. Knead dough on a floured surface until smooth then roll out a quarter inch (0.5cm)
  6. Cut out biscuits with a rabbit cutter or make a template and cut out biscuits with a
  7. Place on un-greased baking sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes until a pale golden
  8. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely
  9. Decorate with currants for eyes and marshmallows for tails, fixing them with a little decorating icing

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