White Rye Flour Biscuits


  • 125g butter
  • 125g sugar
  • 200g Doves Farm Organic White Rye Flour
  • butter, for trays
  • flour, for dusting


  1. Pre-heat the oven.
  2. Rub some butter around the inside of two baking trays or insert a baking liner.
  3. Chop the butter into small cubes.
  4. Put the butter cubes and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat with electric beaters until light and fluffy.
  5. Add the flour and pulse or beat well to make fine crumbs.
  6. Using your hands, gather the mix together, pressing to form a smooth ball of dough.
  7. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface, to a thickness of 8mm/⅜”.
  8. Press a 4cm/1.5" cookie cutter, or egg cup, into the dough to cut circles.
  9. Transfer the dough circles to the prepared baking trays.
  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden.
  11. Transfer the cooked biscuits to a wire rack to cool.
  12. Store cold biscuits in a tin.