Snowflake Biscuits with Fondant Icing

Christmas may have come and gone but it is certainly still Winter outside, which means that my snowflake themed biscuits are still perfectly themed for the time of the year. This is one of my favourite recipes and it is so versatile and this time I used it to make Snowflake Biscuits with Fondant Icing;

Ingredients

  • 125g of Butter
  • 55g of Caster Sugar
  • 180g of Flour
  • 100g of Fondant Icing
  • Just a little bit of Strawberry Jam
Snowflake Biscuits with Fondant Icing
Snowflake Biscuits with Fondant Icing

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190
  2. Mix the butter and sugar in a bowl until the mixture is smooth
  3. Begin to stir in the flour in stages through a sieve and continue to mix together thoroughly
  4. At this stage the mixture turns from a paste to a crumbly mixture so use your hands to create a ball with the mixture, add a few drops of cold water if it seems dry
  5. Dust a dry and clean surface with flour and roll the mixture out to 1cm thick
  6. Cut out your shapes and place on baking paper on a baking tray (you may have mixture left over, keeping rolling our until you use all of the mixture for the shapes)
  7. Put the shapes into the fridge for 20 minutes
  8. Put into the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes until golden
  9. Leave to cool for 45 minutes
  10. Once the biscuits are cold, use another cutter to cut out your fondant icing
  11. Start by warming the icing with your hands so it rolls more easily
  12. Then dust a surface with icing sugar and roll it out to around 3mm thick
  13. You can use a smaller cutter the same shape to make the icing or use any shape you have
  14. Keep cutting out your icing shapes until you have enough for your biscuits (you may need to roll out the icing more than once, like with the biscuit dough)
  15. Then use a dab of strawberry jam (or honey would do) to stick the icing to your biscuit
  16. Your biscuits are now ready to serve!

These Snowflake Biscuits with Fondant Icing were made as a birthday treat for a colleague at work and as usual it did not fail. If you want a go to biscuit recipe I would highly recommend it. You can always add your own touch to by changing the flavours or adding some nuts! The world is your biscuit!

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