Baking Recipes

Four Year Blog Birthday | Cardamom and White Chocolate Biscuits Recipe

January 9, 2018

I had to do a little flick back, as I knew this date was approaching. Four years ago today, I started my little blog. My little piece of the internet for me to share my recipes and back then my journey to getting fit again. A lot has changed since then, I mainly focus on food, with lifestyle thrown in. But I still google my own recipes when I want to cook. Today for my blog birthday I’m sharing a recipe for these Cardamom and White Chocolate Biscuits with you.

I was going to share this recipe with you in the run up to Christmas. But as the last couple of weeks at work happened and Christmas parties were attended, I really didn’t get the time to blog. So I’m writing this blog on holiday, during some wonderful quiet time in front of the fire. These Cardamom and White Chocolate Biscuits are very easy to make (if you ignore popping cardamom pods and grinding the seeds). They’re also really simple and easy to make look “posh” or oh so pinterest in my case.

Cardamom and White Chocolate Biscuits Decorated on a Plate

Cadamom Biscuits Pre Oven

Cardamom Biscuits out of the Oven

Cardamom and White Chocolate Biscuits
Yields 36
An easy but very tasty recipe. Simple decoration can make them look very pretty too!
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
12 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
12 min
For the Biscuits
  1. 300g self raising flour
  2. 150g butter
  3. 100g golden caster sugar
  4. 2 tsp freshly ground cardamom (I used seeds from green cardamom pods).
  5. 1 egg
  6. 50ml Milk
To Decorate
  1. White chocolate
  2. Sprinkles
For the Biscuits
  1. I used my stand mixer to combine all the ingredients, then by hand brought the dough together. However you could make entirely by hand, rub the cardamom, flour and butter together to make breadcrumbs. Then combine the wet ingredients and knead the mixture until a dough is formed.
  2. Heat the oven to 180C.
  3. Roll your dough to 1cm thick and then cut out your shapes.
  4. Pop your biscuits on to a lined baking tray and bake for 10-15mins depending on how big your biscuits are.
  5. Keep going til you have no dough left!
To Decorate
  1. Melt the white chocolate and drizzle over the cooled biscuits. Cover with sprinkles.
  1. It took about 10-12 mins to cook each batch of little stars. I kept the dough in the fridge between batches.
Cardamom and White Chocolate Biscuits on a Plate

Looking back, this last year has been an incredible one for my little blog and I still can’t believe I’ve been doing this for four years! I have been so lucky to have made some amazing new friends through it and gained some incredible experiences. I really do feel very lucky to have done what I’ve done through my blog. For my little round up of the year just gone check out my Year in Review. I really hope you’ve enjoyed reading my blog over the last year! What do you want to see from Miss Pond this year? Let me know in the comments,


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  • Reply Charlotte | What Charlotte Baked January 10, 2018 at 10:27 pm

    Yay, congratulations on the four year anniversary! And gorgeous cookies are a great way to celebrate 🙂

    • Reply MissPond January 15, 2018 at 8:38 pm

      Thank you 🙂 They were seriously tasty!

  • Reply Alice January 10, 2018 at 10:45 am

    Congratulations my love, 4 years is such an achievement!! Thank you for being so wonderfully supportive! Alice xxx

    • Reply MissPond January 15, 2018 at 8:41 pm

      Thank you Alice 🙂 Am always happy to help fellow bloggers x

  • Reply Chloe January 10, 2018 at 10:11 am

    I love the flavour of cardamon so I’ll definitely be trying these!


    • Reply MissPond January 15, 2018 at 8:42 pm

      They’re seriously tasty 🙂

  • Reply Erin January 10, 2018 at 8:34 am

    Looks lovely! I love cardamom, I sometimes throw a few seeds in when I’m grinding coffee and it gives it an amazing flavour!

    • Reply MissPond January 15, 2018 at 8:43 pm

      Ooooh I can imagine that would be lovely 🙂

  • Reply Emma @ Adventures of a London Kiwi January 9, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    These are SO pretty – and I bet they’d be fun to make with kids!

    • Reply MissPond January 9, 2018 at 11:02 pm

      I don’t know about kids but I definitely had fun decorating them! 🙂

  • Reply Dannii January 9, 2018 at 5:08 pm

    Happy blog birthday. These look like a great way to celebrate and some of my favourite flavours.

    • Reply MissPond January 9, 2018 at 11:01 pm

      Thanks Dannii! They were very tasty 🙂

  • Reply Ryoma Sakamoto.Japan January 9, 2018 at 2:10 pm

    Thank you for always nice information.
    Current Japan time is midnight.
    New Year’s Day is a very important day for the Japanese people.
    In Japanese, New Year is called “oshougatsu”, and the very first day of the year is called “gantan”.
    People decorate their houses with special decorations.
    “Kadomatsu”, two groups of bamboo to place in front of the entrance; “shimenawa”, a sacred straw rope to protect the door; and “kagamimochi, round, piled up mochi (rice cakes) to appreciate and eat as a token of wellbeing.
    Families with young children often send New Year’s Cards with a family photo or a picture of their children.

    • Reply MissPond January 9, 2018 at 11:01 pm

      How interesting 🙂 New Years is not celebrated in the same way in England. In Scotland though, where we spent New Years there are more traditions. Dancing and singing etc. Happy new year Ryoma 🙂

  • Reply Sophie January 9, 2018 at 10:43 am

    these look gorgeous, Emma. Happy birthday,! I too started in 2014, but August so will have to think of a suitable recipe to celebrate! x

    • Reply MissPond January 9, 2018 at 10:59 pm

      Thank you 🙂 Oooh looking forward to what you do to celebrate yours x

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