Easter bunny biscuits Recipe

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makes:

12

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:00

Prep:

00:10

Cooking:

00:12
-15

Kids will love these bunny-shaped biscuits. They’d make great presents too! All you need is a bunny biscuit cutter which you can pick up from most cookery shops

Ingredients

  • For this Easter recipe
  • you will need:
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) butter
  • 75g (2 3/4oz) caster sugar and extra for sprinkling
  • 1 large egg
  • 225g (8oz) plain flour
  • 1/2tsp mixed ground spice
  • 1/2tsp ground cinnamon
  • 50g (1 3/4 oz) currants - 12 currants for eyes
  • 2tbsp milk
  • To decorate:
  • pretty ribbon

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/gas 6. Grease two baking sheets. Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric whisk. Add the egg and whisk again.

  • Add the flour, spices and currants and mix well. Lightly knead, then roll out to a 5mm (1/4 inch) thickness. Use a bunny or other shaped cutter to press out about 12 biscuits, re-rolling the dough as necessary.

  • Arrange the biscuits on a baking tray and brush with milk. Make eyes with the extra currants and sprinkle over the remaining sugar. Bake for 12-15 mins or until golden. Cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Tie ribbons around the necks of the bunnies.

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