Corgi Biscuits for the Jubliee Celebrations…

Corgi Biscuits for the Jubliee Celebrations…

Makes 10-12 biscuits

Ingredients:

  • 125g (4oz) butter or margarine
  • 55g (2oz) caster sugar
  • 180g (6oz) plain flour – sieved
  • 200g Milk Chocolate Simply Melt
  • Black Ready to Roll Icing
  • Red piping icing
  • Gold dragées

Steps:

  1. Heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5.
  2. Cream together the butter and caster sugar until smooth then gradually stir in the flour to form a smooth paste.
  3. Wrap the shortbread in cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  4. Roll out the shortbread to 1cm thickness on a work surface lightly dusted with flour.
  5. Using a Corgi shaped cutter (or cut around a crown shaped template) cut out the shortbread crowns and place on a baking tray.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until pale-golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on a cooling rack for 30 minutes.
  8. Melt the Milk Chocolate Simply Melt as per instructions on pack and pour into a shallow bowl.
  9. Dip the shortbread corgi biscuit’s feet and nose into the chocolate and leave to set on greaseproof paper.
  10. Pipe a red line of red piping icing onto each biscuit to create a collar and decorate with  gold dragees.
  11. Roll two small balls of black ready to roll icing for an eye and a nose and position onto each biscuit.


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9 Comments

  1. Sparkle and Co
    June 2, 2012 / 3:44 pm

    Yummy!!! Extraordinary photos!!! This one makes me salivate. Where do you find the biscuits cutters?

    • Clairejustine
      June 3, 2012 / 4:05 pm

      I know you can get them on the web like ebay,but not sure where you could get them from in the shops,maybe somewhere like hobby craft type of shops ….

  2. quintonwench
    June 2, 2012 / 7:55 pm

    Love the corgi shaped cutter! They look great, photo nicely done.

    • Clairejustine
      June 3, 2012 / 4:06 pm

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  3. Jessica
    June 3, 2012 / 4:19 pm

    So cute! Thanks for linking up!!!!!

    • Clairejustine
      June 3, 2012 / 4:51 pm

      Thanks for hosting 🙂

  4. pinkoddy
    June 3, 2012 / 8:41 pm

    Oh my wow – aren't they cute

    • Clairejustine
      June 4, 2012 / 4:58 pm

      🙂 thanks for the comment …

  5. Carrie
    June 12, 2012 / 6:20 pm

    Oh, they are so cute and sound delicious!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!

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