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    Chocolate Sugar Cookies

    Chocolate Sugar Cookies Perfect for all occasions, especially when you want something a little extra (that cinnamon is *chefs kiss*) 3 cups Plain (All Purpose) Flour1 cup Powdered Sugar (Icing Sugar, Confectioners Sugar)250 g (9oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible) Chilled, and cubed4 tbsp Cocoa Powder1 Egg1 tbsp Milk1 tsp Vanilla Essence/Flavouring1 tsp Ground Cinnamon Preheat your oven to 160℃ (320℉) for Conventional Ovens. Fan forced and...

    Modelling Chocolate

    Modelling Chocolate Great for cake toppers, edible bits and bobs, and great to panel cakes with! 375 g (13oz) White Chocolate (Any brand, although Candy Melts may require more Corn Syrup)1/3 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup (You can use Glucose Syrup, but you may need slightly more. Test ahead of time) Melt the white chocolate in the microwave, using short bursts so as not to burn the chocolate. Mix till smooth, and allow to cool slightly. Warm the...

    Royal Icing

    Do you love cookies? Of course you do! And believe it or not, they are actually as much fun to decorate, as they are to eat! True story! My favourite medium for cookie decorating is Royal Icing, hands down.  I love to pipe, so it ticks that box, but it also allows you to blend colours, patterns, and layers, as well as add minute detail, or large blocks of colour. I use Haniela's Royal Icing recipe, with a few small changes, and it's been...