Maple apple bran biscuits
When you want to enjoy a snack on its own or with coffee you want it to be the right combination of flavour and texture. This one is a winner on all fronts and it is perfect alongside a slice of old cheddar, a winning snack combination
137 cal Serves 12
Prep time 0h 15m
Cook time 0h 20m
Total time 0h 35m
Step 1In a small bowl, stir together crushed bran flakes and apple with any juices; set aside. In another small bowl, stir together flax and water; set aside.
Step 2In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, soda and cloves.
Step 3Stir maple syrup and vanilla into bran and apple mixture. Stir in flax mixture and oil to combine well. Pour over flour mixture and stir to moisten. Stir in currants, if using.
Step 4Bring dough together with hands and pat out into 8 inch (20 cm) circle about 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick onto parchment paper lined baking sheet. Score top into 12 wedges and bake in 375° F (190° C) oven for about 20 minutes or until light golden. Let cool slightly before cutting into wedges to serve.
Tip 1Once completely cooled wrap individually and freeze for up to 2 weeks. Warm up in the microwave or oven if desired.
Tip 2For crisper sided biscuits, cut dough into wedges and bake as in recipe.
Per serving (1 biscuit)
- 2 g
- 86 mg
- 72 mg
- Total fat
- 5 g
- Saturated fat
- 0 g
- 0 mg
- 21 g
- 3 g
- 6 g
- Added sugars
- 3 g
Recipe developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. ©Heart and Stroke Foundation 2018.
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