Happy Easter all, I hope you have a lovely weekend. I recently made some of these Easter biscuits decorated with royal icing as our Easter gifts for the Rainbow unit I help at and they really loved them so I hope you enjoy!
This video is a little different to my regular videos and I am definitely not a professional baker but I really hope you like the video and if you do then please give it a thumbs up and if you are new subscribe!
For creating the Easter biscuit designs you have to wait a few hours in between each layer of colour. The icing takes quite a while to dry, 8 hours in total so I usually ice them the night before so they are fully set in the morning. For Decorating these biscuits you will need –
In the video I didn’t really go into how I made the biscuits, more into the decorating, but I used a really old recipe that I have used since I was little from a Ladybird book. It makes really soft ginger biscuits and is really easy to follow.
100g Plain Flour
1/2 Level Teaspoon of Bicarbonate of Soda
25g Brown Sugar
75g Golden Syrup
1 Level Teaspoon Ground Ginger
- Put oven on Gas Mark 5/190°C
- Cream Margarine and sugar together and mix in the golden syrup and ginger.
- Sift in the flour and bicarbonate of soda and mix together
- Roll out on a floured surface and cut out your designs.