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Tea and a digestive biscuit is a British classic - why not try these tea flavoured digestive biscuits?
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Recipe: Tea flavoured digestive biscuits

A cup of tea tea paired with a digestive biscuit is a British classic - why not try baking these tea flavoured digestive biscuits?
Servings: 20 x 2 /1/2" biscuits
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time42 mins


  • 5 tea bags - we used Typhoo
  • 70 g sugar
  • 80 ml milk
  • 50 g white flour
  • 150 g wholemeal flour
  • 150 g medium oatmeal - or use porridge oats, lightly ground in a spice grinder
  • 150 g butter
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Cover three Typhoo teabags with the sugar and leave in a sealed container to infuse for at least 24 hours (we made a big batch for use in other recipes).
  • Warm the milk until nearly boiling, add the remaining two tea bags, and allow to steep as it cools to room temperature, then squeeze the teabags out and discard.
  • Mix the dry ingredients, then either dice the butter into small pieces or grate into the mixing bowl.
  • Rub in the butter to a breadcrumb consistency.
  • Add enough of the tea infused milk to bring the dough together into a ball.
  • Wrap in clingfilm and place in the fridge for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat an oven to 160 degree C (Fan)/Gas mark 4, and roll out the dough between 2 pieces of clingfilm to about 4mm thick.
  • Use a biscuit cutter to cut out circles, and bake on a parchment paper covered baking sheet for about 12-15 mins.
  • Allow to cool on the baking sheet for about 5 mins before transferring to a cooling rack.
  • Enjoy with a mug of Typhoo tea!
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 42mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.5mg