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If you have never had some of these delicious golden-brown queens, then it is time for you to try. You will love them as they are extremely easy to make, soft and have an undertone of honey that will make you close your eyes upon biting. In this article we will explain the health benefits and how to make healthy honey biscuits.
Health benefits if healthy honey biscuits
As everyone knows, honey is good for health and nutritious. Honey is a great source of calories. When you are not sure how to gain weight, honey is a food that will help you. Just as you eat more calories than you burn one day, over time you will gain weight easily. Honey is digested quickly and can help you get more calories into your diet.
The carbohydrates in honey will have the effect of giving your muscles extra energy to recover after the workout. To achieve a healthy weight, it is important to eat a balanced diet and avoid eating any foods that do not contain high levels of bad fats.
Food processing with honey will make it easy for you to own a very attractive dish with a strong flavor, eye catching, and not only so good for health. The recipe below makes 5 healthy honey biscuits. Healthy honey biscuits should be made sugar free do not use regardless of whether raw or processed to white. In this article, you will also learn how to reheat biscuits.
- 33 g of softened and unsalted butter
1/3 tablespoon of honey
1 egg yolk
1/3 of self-raising flour
teaspoon vanilla extract (who hates vanilla)
Do you want to learn more? Click here to know more information about how to reheat biscuits.
Let’s get to the art – preparation of healthy honey biscuits
- Cream together the butter, egg yolk, and honey by use of a hand mixer, food processor or thermal style appliances-mix until creamy and relatively light.
Add the flour and vanilla as you mix thoroughly until fine and combined.
Roll into a ball tablespoon-sized amounts of the dough and gently place it onto your lined baking tray, (they flatten themselves as they bake). Repeat for the rest of your dough till it is all rolled up.
Place the tray into a preheated 180 degrees Celsius oven and let them bake for 10-15 minutes. (A good cook will always instinctively know when their food is ready). If you are not sure, you can let them bake until lightly golden.
Once ready, remove from the oven and allow them to rest on the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to completely cool.
Place the cooled golden babies into a container where you can store up to a week. You can freeze them for up to three months using an airtight freezer container.
Honey biscuits are very tasty and kids love them a lot. Therefore, they are very ideal for the lunchbox. They are quick to prepare as mixing dough takes roughly 5 minutes relative to your expertise (People are fast). Honey biscuits are great for morning and afternoon tea especially with a glass of cold milk.
Here Are the Best Methods of How to Reheat Biscuits
Reheating biscuits is good as it redeems their freshness and is also ideal as it is less wasteful. There are several ways in which you can reheat your biscuits which include:
- Reheating in the oven.
Reheating in the microwave.
Reheating in the oven is suitable if you have a substantial amount of biscuits to heat.
What you will need
- Aluminum foil.
Heat them up
Tear a piece of the foil large enough to hold your biscuits and lay it smooth on the base of the baking dish. A clear dish is preferable as it lets you watch the biscuits and make more firm decisions on whether done or not. Alternatively, you can use a cooking sheet as it is easier to lift and has a wider capacity.
Arrange the biscuits in columns and rows and ensure that the sides are all touching the foil. Lift the sides and ends of the foil and wrap them loosely. Note that you should not stack them on top of each other to ensure uniformity and equal heat distribution.
Once securely and neatly covered, place them in an 180 degrees Celsius preheated oven and let them stay for roughly 10 minutes (subject to the thickness of your biscuits).
Reheating in a microwave is faster and ideal when you have only a few biscuits to reheat.
What you need
- A damp paper towel- it keeps the biscuits moist during the process thus preventing them from becoming over-chewy. It also speeds up the process while maintaining the texture.
Microwave safe plate- always use these because they are made to withstand the extreme heat.
Place the biscuits on the plate and ensure you do not stack much. Instinctively put the right amount on the plate. (Did you know that leaving a small space at the center of the plate while heating any food in the microwave ensures even distribution of heat?)
Fully cover them with the damp towel and ensure it is well secured so as not to fall off as the plates pins.
Place the plate in the microwave and set it to medium power and the timer to 20 seconds. Wait for your golden biscuits to reheat.
While these might be the best approaches on how to reheat biscuits, there are other methods and techniques that might suit your kitchen better. There is always so much to learn to enhance your kitchen proficiency.
About the Author Lita Watson:
Hi there! I’m Lita, voice of Quick Easy Cook and I’m absolutely in love with cooking blogs. I’m a beginner in cooking and i try my best to make it quick and easy. Even though, it’s not always quick and easy to keep up with fancy dinners… so i keep learning and blogging about quick and easy ways to create delicious and yummy foods for my two kids and a wonderful husband.