Bourbon Biscuits


For the Biscuits:

100 gm plain flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup sugar, powdered
50 gm unsalted butter, softened
1 tbsp honey/ golden syrup
1 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
2-3 tsp milk

For the Filling:

50 gm butter, softened
100 gm icing sugar, sifted
2 tsp cocoa powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degree celicus. Line a baking tray with baking paper/ parchment paper.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and cocoa powder and keep it aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar until they are pale and fluffy.
  4. Then whisk in the honey/ golden syrup.
  5. Add the sifted flour to this and mix using a spatula until everything combines and form a dough.
  6. If the mixture is dry, add few teaspoon of milk (2-3  tsp) and bring all the dough together and form it into a smooth ball.

          6.  Then roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface using rolling pin to about 4 mm thickness.
          7.  Cut the rolled out dough into strips of 2-3 cm and then cut these strips into 5-6 cm lengths or cut using rectangular cutter.
          8.  Then using a fork / skewer , prick holes on the surface of the biscuits.

             9. Carefully transfer them to the lined baking tray and bake for 10-12 minutes.

                10. Remove from oven and allow them to cool on the baking tray for 2-3 minutes. Then transfer them to a wire rack and let them cool completely…
               11. To make the filling, cream together the butter, icing sugar and cocoa powder until they are combined.  Add a few drops of milk , if required, to have a spreadable consistency.
              12. Once the biscuits have cooled down, place the filling between two biscuits and sandwich together..Repeat until all the biscuits are filled..


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