The Christmas season marks the arrival of reindeer, Santa Claus, elves and little snowmen. Yes, except that these are eaten in one bite. Video demonstration for very funny shortbread!
50 g sugar
4 sachets of vanilla sugar
125 g softened butter
250g of flour
Royal icing: 250g icing sugar + an egg white + 2 tablespoons lemon juice + food coloring
Mix the egg, sugar, vanilla sugar and butter. Incorporate the flour then form a ball of dough. Wrap the dough in cling film and let stand in the fridge for 15 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 160 ° C. Prepare two baking sheets by covering them with parchment paper.
On a floured work surface, spread the dough 5mm thick. Place the template on the dough and cut around with a knife. Place the shortbread cookies on the baking sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand for 5 minutes before transferring them to a rack.
Make the icing by mixing the icing sugar, the egg and the lemon. Divide the frosting into separate bowls for the colored ones. Pour the mixtures into piping bags fitted with No.1 or No.2 nozzles. First make the outline of the snowman with white frosting. 14. Let dry then add the details in color while waiting for each part to be dry. Draw the eyes using a food marker.
A Sarah Vasseghi creation
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