Farmy Friends Biscuits
-½ tsp unflavoured gelatin
- 2 tbsp
- 1 tsp
- 250g icing
sugar (plus extra for rolling)
- Pink food
animal cookie cutters
plastic gift bags
WHAT TO DO:
1. Start with
your glucose syrup in a pan on a low heat.
2. Add your
water and gelatine. Keep on the heat until the gelatine has just dissolved –
then take it off the heat and give it a stir.
your mixture to a large bowl along with 1/3 of your icing sugar.Mix it all together until combined.
4. Add the
next 1/3 of your icing sugar and mix until combined again.
5. Then add
a couple of drops of strawberry essence and pink food colouring.
6. Add the
last of your icing sugar and keep mixing until you have a firm dough.
some icing sugar out on a really clean workbench and start kneading out the
dough until it’s shiny. Once it’s thin enough, use your cookie cutter shapes to
cut out animals (or whatever shapes you like).
your shapes onto a tray lined with baking paper. Using your edible markers,
write nice messages on your creations.
Here are a
few message ideas if you make animal shapes:
Baaa-utiful’ on a sheep
- ‘See ewe
soon!’ on a sheep
around’ on a horse
- ‘I herd
it’s the holidays!’ on a cow
snout-ta here!’ on a pig
to squeal about’ on a pig
- I love
- Miss you