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Cake Recipes

Figures of eight

  • ottu tal-gunglien

  • Ingredients

    200g self-raising flour
    100 g caster sugar
    75g butter
    juice and grated rind of 1 lemon
    juice and grated rind of 1 orange
    1 egg, beaten
    Sesanme seeds


    Sieve the flour , add the sugar and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine bread crumbs
    Add the lemon and orange rinds bind together with the juice and the beaten egg
    adding a tiny amount of water.
    if necessary to make the dough workable.
    break the dough into small like balls and roll these into thin sausage shapes.
    or shape them into rings
    twist in the middle will convert the circles figures of eight
    which is the traditional figure of eight
    on a plate have a quantity of sesame seeds press each shape into them, so that the top is covered
    , place well spaced on a greased baking tray and bake at 200'c/ 400'f/gas mark 6 reducing heat to 180'c/ 350' f/ gas 4 for 20-25 minutes until golden