Get the kids to help you make these delicious and simple biscuits for Easter. Decorate with chocolate eggs and bunnies for fun Easter look
- For this Easter recipe
- you will need:
- 175g butter, at room temperature
- 100g caster sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 250g plain flour, sifted
- 40g ready to roll icing
- 100g icing sugar, sifted
- Drop yellow food colouring
- Chocolate sprinkles and mini eggs
Preheat oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4. Cover two baking sheets with baking paper. Put the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat with a wooden spoon. Mix in the yolk, then the flour to make a dough.
Cover a work surface with baking paper and put the dough on top. Cover with cling film, then roll out the dough through it to the thickness of a pound coin. Remove cling film.
Use an 6cm cutter to cut out 30 biscuits, re-rolling the dough as necessary. Put the biscuits on the baking trays. Bake for 15 mins. Leave to cool.
Roll out the icing and cut 30 x 5cm rounds. Mix the icing sugar with a little water and colouring, and use to fix an icing round on top of each biscuit. Drizzle icing over the top and decorate with sprinkles and eggs.
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This dough freezes really well so why not make a big batch and then put half in the freezer for last-minute guests!