Wednesday 20 December 2017

WOW: Peach Biscuits for Christmas

WOW= WIPs On Wednesdays
Today is the final WOW before Christmas and I'm making three batches of biscuits. Ever since I can remember, I've been making Peach Biscuits for Easter and Christmas. Back in 2010 I posted the recipe here on my blog (click here to go there now) and in the years since, I haven't skipped a beat.

Sure, sometimes I was short on time and used nutella straight from the jar with added crushed nuts to stabilize the mixture for the 'filling' .. and no one noticed. And most years, I somehow forget to attach a tip of pretzel and mint leaf as the final decorative 'touch', but whatever version they've been, they're always delicious and just so lovely to look at. It doesn't feel like a celebration without an 'impostor peach' biscuit on a plate somewhere! I'm always making them. And over the years I've tried all the recipes, including a soft sponge version with ricotta filling. And they're all fine. Although, to be honest I do prefer my own traditional handed down recipe!

The biscuits I make today are for giving away, I'll make my own family one last final batch on Christmas Eve with my DDs which is another tradition we keep at, despite them being all grown up.

What are You doing on this last Wednesday before Christmas? 


  1. I am making some cookies today with my wooden forms - Specculas and then some golden thumbprints and Viennese Sugar Twist

  2. Good Morning Esther,
    Those peach biscuits look delicious! How fun that you will be making the family batch with your daughters. Those are the best kinds of memories. I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas. ~smile~ Roseanne

  3. I'm getting my blog post shared and such and then heading out of town with my youngest and oldest daughters to my middle daughters house for our annual "baking day"! Busy busy busy!

  4. These biscuits look yummiest!

    Merry Christmas!!


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