250g Caster Sugar

250 g Butter

4 eggs

3 1/2 cups of Plain Flour

2 tsp of baking powder

1/2 tsp Vanilla essence

grated rind of 1 orange

toasted sesame seeds

1 egg lightly beaten


1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla and orange rind. Add sifted flour and baking powder and mix to a firm dough.

2. Wrap the dough in cling film and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.

3. Preheat the oven to 180 deg c and grease baking trays with a little butter.

4. Take small pieces of dough and roll them into thin sausages. Twist them back on themselves to make the desired shape and trim ends. Brush with lightly beaten egg and
sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

5. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

6. Serve with a pot of Friendship Tea. We dare you to stop at two.