Amaranth Cheese Biscuits

Yield: 20 Biscuits

Amaranth Cheese Biscuits


  • 250g mature cheddar or any strongly flavoured cheese
  • 250g butter
  • 250g eggs (about 4 to 5 eggs depending on size - weigh them with shells on)
  • 125g plain flour
  • 125g toasted amaranth flour
  • Salt
  • 1 extra egg
  • Pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients (except extra egg and pepper) in a food processor.
  2. Divide the mixture into two and roll into two long tubes.
  3. Chill in the deep freezer for 30 minutes.
  4. Slice the chilled mixture into 5 mm biscuits.
  5. Place on a greased tray and brush each biscuit with a little egg wash, top with black pepper.
  6. Bake, at 175ºC (preheated oven) for 10-12 minutes or until golden. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

2015-12-02T08:50:30+02:00December 2nd, 2015|Amaranth|Comments Off on Amaranth Cheese Biscuits