Monday, 15 December 2014

Kids in the Kitchen - Christmas Pudding Chocolate Biscuits

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Last week we were joined by ET Speaks from home and their gloriously coloured cookies. I'll definitely choose colouring gel in the future when I want something bright and colourful.

This week the Little Man was in the kitchen helping me make some Christmas Pudding Biscuits.

Christmas Pudding Chocolate Biscuits.

Ingredients:

100g unsalted butter
150g caster sugar
150g plain flour
25g cocoa powder
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

to decorate:
200g white icing
50g green icing
25g red icing

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 180C gas 4
  • Cream together the butter and the sugar
  • Sift together the flour, cocoa powder and soda
  • Add flour mixture to butter and sugar and mix until crumbly
  • gather the dough and knead until smooth ( I found that it needed a tbs of milk to help bind the mixture together)
  • Shape the dough into a long sausage
  • cut into 18 slices
  • place on baking trays and flatten with your fingers until they are around 5cm diameter
  • bake for 10-12 minutes then leave to cool
  • to decorate: dust work surface with icing sugar and roll out the white icing
  • use a cutter to make 9 circles
  • divide each circle in half with wavy lines
  • brush with a little water and stick have circles onto biscutis
  • cut out holly leaves from green icing and use to decorate biscuits
  • break off tiny pieces of red icing and roll into balls to make berries to decorate biscuits.

































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1 comment:

  1. What a fabulous idea to make these cookies look so festive. I love the look of concentration that little man has here. He's done a great job x

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