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Easter Bunny Biscuits   

Veg CD  CBF  25mins

 

 

Makes approx. 12 biscuits   Cold  Vegetarian Fruit  Spices  Easter  Cookies   Baked Fayre
 

Recipe and Picture courtesy britegg.co.uk

Ingredients
100g/4oz butter
75g/3oz caster sugar + extra for sprinkling
1 large Lion Quality egg
225g/8oz plain flour
1/2 teasp mixed ground spice
1/2 teasp ground cinnamon
50g/2oz currants plus 12 currants for eyes
2 tablespoons milk
To decorate
pretty ribbon

 

 

Instructions


1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6 / 200 degrees C / 400 degrees F. Grease two baking sheets.

 

2. Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric whisk.

 

3. Add the egg and whisk again.


4. Add the flour, spices and currants and mix well. Lightly knead, then roll out to a 5mm (1/4 inch) thickness. Use a bunny or other shaped cutter to press out about 12 biscuits, re-rolling the dough as necessary.
 

5. Arrange the biscuits on a baking tray and brush with milk. Make eyes with the extra currants and sprinkle over the remaining sugar.

 

6. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Tie ribbons around the necks of the bunnies.

 

 

 

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Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.

Rub in -  The incorporation of fat into flour.  Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Main equipment required to make this recipe

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Mixing Bowl

Wooden Spoon

Wire Rack

 

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