Basic Biscuits for Icing

  • 2 hrs 30 mins
  • Serves 10
  • 2 pan
  • Vegetarian
  • Beginner

Ingredients

250g butter

140g caster sugar

1 egg yolk

300g plain flour

Vanilla seeds/essence

Method

  1. Cream the butter and sugar together 
until light, creamy and fully combined.
 Slowly mix in the egg yolk.
  2. Stir in the flour and vanilla seeds/essence.
  3. Once the mixture is combined, make it 
into a ball and chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  4. Once the biscuit mixture is firm, put the mixture onto a sheet of cling film or parchment paper. Cover with another 
sheet of cling film or parchment and roll out between the two sheets to about 1cm thick.
  5. Remove the top sheet and cut the biscuit mixture into the desired shapes.
  6. Place on a greaseproof tray and bake at 170C for 13 mins, or until lightly golden brown.
  7. Cook and decorate to your hearts content.

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