Duck Family Crackers

These Duck Family crackers are ideal to serve as little gifts at a party or as a snack.


  • 5.4 fl oz (2/3 cup) Rooibos tea, made with one tea bag and cooled till ice-cold
  • 2 fl oz (4 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 16.9 fl oz (2 c) cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3.4 fl oz grated strong Cheddar cheese
  • A sprinkling of poppy or sesame seeds (optional)

  1. Preheat the oven to 392°F. Grease 2 large baking sheets.
  2. Mix the ice-cold tea and olive oil.
  3. Place the flour, salt and grated cheese in the bowl of a food processor and mix till well mixed.
  4. Slowly add the tea mixture through the spout. Process for at least 5 minutes till a firm dough forms around the blade.
  5. Remove from the bowl, form in a ball, cover and cool for 15 minutes.
  6. Roll out thinly, sprinkle with some seeds, use interesting cookie cutters and cut out shapes.
  7. Arrange the crackers on the baking sheets and brush with olive oil.
  8. Bake for about 5—8 minutes till done and with spots of golden brown on top.
  9. Leave to cool on the baking sheets, then place in an airtight container.
  10. Serve with milky drinks.