Sugar Biscuits

7 Mar

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Everyone loves sugar cookies, plain with a cup of tea, dipped in chocolate or decorated with icing sugar…the perfect gift too!! Here’s how:

What you need:
390g plain flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
230g unsalted butter, room temperature
200g caster sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp pure vanilla extract

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What you do:
1) Mix together all the dry flour, salt, and baking soda.
2) In a separate bowl whisk together the butter and sugar until light a fluffy. Add in the eggs(one at a time) and the vanilla.
3) Slowly add in the flour mixture until it become a smooth dough.
4) Wrap in cling film and pop in the fridge for one hour.
5) Pre-heat the oven to 175C.
6) Lightly flour the surface and your rolling pin and roll out dough until it’s about 1cm thick.
7) Use any cutter of your choice and press into the dough, lift up the pretty shapes and bake them for 4-10 minutes (depending on size).
8) Let cool and decorate as you please…

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For royal icing check out my video.

Whatever you do, have fun! Enjoy it and it is a brilliant recipe if you want to get the kids involved!

Keep it delicious!

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