Honey Jumble Biscuits

If you’re looking at taking a taste down memory lane or share that taste with your family, you NEED to pop these Honey Jumble Biscuits on your baking list. The smell throughout your kitchen while baking is worth it alone!

This recipe makes around 20 cookies.


  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons milk
  • food colouring


  1. In a saucepan over low heat, combine butter, honey and sugar, stirring until melted.
  2. Once butter mix has melted, increase heat and bring to the boil. Remove from heat.
  3. Sift flour, ginger, mixed spice, cloves and bicarb soda into butter mixture. Add milk and mix well.
  4. Set mixture aside to cool and thicken for approx 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 180°C and line 2 flat baking trays with baking paper.
  6. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface and divide into four even sections.
  7. Roll each piece into a log shape around 25 cm long. Cut the log into 5cm sized pieces and gently flatten and shape into an oval shape and place on tray. Repeat until you have used all dough.
  8. Bake for around 10 minutes, remembering biscuits will be harder when cooled.
  9. Mix icing sugar, milk and food together and ice the biscuits once cool.


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