Cornmeal biscuits with raisins

Here is a recipe for cornmeal and raisin biscuits. They are very easy to make and very tasty!


1/2 cup Polenta
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
1/2 cup raisins – chopped
1.5 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
125g butter


Soften the butter (I use the microwave) then mix with sugar, eggs and
lemon extract. Beat well.

Mix raisins with 1/2 cup of the flour and add to the mixture.

Sift remaining flour with the other dry ingredients and add, mixing

Prepare a baking tray with baking paper, then drop the mixture in
quantities of a heaped tablespoon onto the paper. You can flatten
slightly with a form, but I found that the mixture flattens out by

Bake for 10-12 minutes in the oven at 200 degrees C.

Makes approximately 30 biscuits.

The recipe says they keep well, but mine were all eaten within 2 days!


Author: charuzu

I live in Sydney and interests include music, piano playing, technology, cooking, English language, public speaking, Toastmasters, Asian culture (especially Japan and Korea), cinema, personal development, productivity and making friends with people from around the world.

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