Create a springtime spread of sweet and savoury delights with chef, interior designer and author, Sophie Conran
Taste the season with Sophie Conran's lightly spiced cookies, then decorate witha rainbow of jolly Easter-themed decorations. They're perfect for a family baking session – followed by a tasty afternoon tea.
■ 150g butter, cubed■ 150g caster sugar■ 400g plain flour■ 2 tbsp ground ginger■ ¼ tsp ground nutmeg■ ½ tsp cinnamon■ 100ml water■ 2 tbsp golden syrup■ Icing, assorted sprinkles and Easter decorations
Preheat the oven to 200°C (Gas Mark 6). Place the butter, sugar, flour and spices in a food processor. Whizz until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Heat the water and golden syrup in a small pan until the syrup has melted. Add to the flour mixture and whizz again until smooth. Add a little more flour if sticky.
Divide into two balls and place on a floured surface. Grease a large baking tray, roll out the dough and cut into shapes. Place cookies on the tray and bake for 10 minutes. Cool before decorating.
Posted: 28/02/2019 at 10:32
© Immediate Media Company Ltd. 2020 This website is owned and published by Immediate Media Company Limited. www.immediate.co.uk