Berry Biscuit Cake

For 4-6 portions you need

Biscuit cake

6 oz. plain flour
pinch of salt
4 oz. butter
2 oz. castor sugar
1 egg yolk

Topping

8 oz. raspberries
8 oz. strawberries

Glaze

4 tablespoons redcurrant jelly
1 tablespoon water

  • Sieve flour and salt together.
  • Rub in butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add sugar and bind mixture together with egg yolk.
  • Roll out on a baking sheet to a 9-inch round, decorate edges and prick all over with a fork.
  • Bake for time and temperature give until pale golden at the edges.
  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes on the baking sheet. Carefully lift off on to wire cooling tray to become quite cold.
  • Put biscuit cake on to a serving plate, top with raspberries and halved strawberries.
  • To prepare glaze, blend together redcurrant jelly and water. Melt over a gentle heat and then spoon over the fruit.

Oven temperature : 350°F.-Gas Mark 3-4
Oven position: just above centre

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