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Cook: 30 min. | Servings: 40


Looking for a teatime treat?
These yummy coconut and cherry biscuits are so easy to make and decorate. Try them. You won’t be disappointed!

  • 750 ml (3 cups) self-raising flour
  • 750 ml (3 cups) fine desiccated coconut
  • 500 ml (2 cups) sugar
  • 250 g margarine or butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) milk
  • 5 ml (1 teaspoon) vanilla essence
  • glacé cherries, halved

reheat the oven to 180°C and lightly grease a baking tray.
Combine the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Add the margarine or butter, eggs, milk and vanilla essence.
Mix all the ingredients until a soft dough is formed.
Roll the dough into tiny balls and place them on the greased baking tray.
Slightly flatten them with a fork and decorate with the glacé cherries.
Bake for about 10 minutes or until the biscuits are golden brown.
Set aside on the baking tray for 5 minutes to cool.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Serve with a warm cuppa of your choice

Bon appétit

Author: Mauricia Jordaan
Photographer: Mauricia Jordaan

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