These sugar biscuits are one of my favorite recipes. I normally obtain sugar biscuits much too sweet, but these have almond extract in which really can help counterbalance the sweetness. These make the fantastic biscuits to convert into Gruffalo sugar biscuits when listening to the Gruffalo story by Tonies.
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To make these Gruffalo sugar biscuits you will need to have:
- 1 cup unsalted butter
- 1 ¼ cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
- ½ almond extract
- 3 cups flour
- 1 ½ tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- Spherical cookie cutter
- Smarties or M&Ms
- Chocolate 100s and 1000s
- Chocolate buttons
- Icing sugar
- Marzipan or icing fondant
- Black icing pen
Combine the dry components and leave them to the side.
In a different bowl cream the sugar and butter with each other, then include the vanilla, almond, and egg. Mix yet again.
Little by little insert the dry ingredients till you get a business dough.
Typically recipes say to place the dough into the fridge as it is, but if you roll out the dough onto parchment paper prior to putting it into the fridge for at least 30 minutes, it tends to make it significantly easier when you acquire it out.
Cut out circles with your cookie cutter. Then put them into the oven on 180c for 8-10 minutes.
At the time the biscuits have cooled you can start off your decorating. I am concerned I did not choose any photographs from here on out.
While they are cooling you can use the marzipan or fondant to make some horns and enamel.
Deal with your cookies in icing, adhere on two horns, two chocolate buttons for the ears, 2 orange M&Ms for the eyes, and just one eco-friendly M&M for the nose. Then cover it with chocolate 100s and 1000s. You do need to move fairly promptly with that element, you don’t want the icing to dry before the sprinkles are on.
Utilizing the black icing pen, incorporate some pupils to the eyes and attract on a mouth. Finally insert the enamel.
Now it is time to put the kettle on and get pleasure from taking in your Gruffalo sugar biscuits while you complete listening to the Gruffalo with your minor a person.
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