Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Eggless Whole Wheat Digestive Biscuits

BM # 51
Week : 3,Day : 2
Theme : Baking
Theme of the week: Healthy Bars and Biscuits

With week 3 and Day 2 , I have chosen Whole Wheat Digestive Biscuits.

Digestive biscuit, sometimes described as a sweet-meal biscuit, is a semi-sweet biscuit that originated in the United Kingdom and is popular worldwide.

Digestive biscuits are frequently eaten with tea or coffee. Sometimes, the biscuit is dunked into the tea and eaten quickly due to the biscuit's tendency to disintegrate when wet.

In the UK, McVitie's digestive is the best selling biscuit, with 80 million packs sold annually. Digestives are also popular in food preparation for making into bases for cheesecakes and similar desserts. 

This is a recipe which I had book marked long back from Mireille's blog.

The biscuits turned out really nice and crunchy, everybody loved them in the house.

Whole Wheat Digestive Biscuits
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter, soft
3/4 cup sugar, powdered
4 -6 tbsp milk

Preheat oven to 180 deg C
Spray 2 cookie sheets with non stick spray.
Sift the flour with the baking powder and salt.
Add butter .
Add powdered sugar and mix.
Add milk 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing well after each addition.
After you have mixed with a wooden spoon, start to knead by hand until a stiff dough is formed. 
Do not be tempted to add more milk even though it may seem dry until you start to knead by hand.
On a lightly floured board, roll out dough to 1/8" thick.
Using a 2 1/2" inch biscuit cutter, cut out rounds and place on prepared cookie sheet. Using a fork, prick the cookies in an even pattern.
Bake for 15 - 20 minutes.

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  1. Lovely pics, specially the last one.

  2. Crunchy and addictive. I have a similar version on my blog.

  3. Love the final pic Vaishali.You have made it so well and I have this one book marked.

  4. Oh I am in love with this recipe... I am bookmarking this to try...

    So much better than the store bought ones...

  5. Nice pictures. The cookies look perfect with the cup of tea.

  6. beautifully done and love the pictures with tea from top

  7. Just saw Pradnya's 'marie gold biscuits" :-). Yours also look as if its taken right out of the pack. Perfect!! I am also surprised that the cookies don't spread or rise and maintains its shape well.

  8. Crunchy cookies,use of whole wheat flour makes it healthy...

  9. I must try this biscuit Vaishali..looks awesome!

  10. Great clicks and the biscuits looks amazing

  11. Saw them @ Pradnya's and now here, my kiddo's totally love digestive biscuits, i should definitely try them!! It has come out perfect!!!

  12. Too good they are, i seriously want some to munch rite now, prefection to the end.

  13. Perfectly baked digestive cookies Vaishali. They look just like the store bought ones, but they must have tasted so much better.

  14. Healthy tasty and filling ! My kind of stuff without added frills :))

  15. Your cookie collection for this BM is amazing. I have bookmarked most of your recipes to try later. This looks perfect with a cup of coffee...

  16. First time here. Lovely blog and lovely biscuits.

  17. They look so perfectly baked vaishali.looks yumm. I am bookmarking this

  18. Perfectly baked. I am definitely making these myself. Bookmarking.