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How to Bake Crown Biscuits
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How to Bake Crown Biscuits

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1 hr +

Make these gorgeously decorative crown biscuits for your Royal Wedding party and WOW your guests! These look almost too good to eat, thanks to the deliciously rich and smooth colourways of Renshaw Ready to Roll Icing. 

You will need

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How to make

Ingredients:

125g butter or margarine

55g caster sugar

180g plain flour – sieved

For decoration

200g Renshaw White Ready To Roll Icing »

200g Renshaw Red Ready To Roll Icing »

Silver » and gold » pearl sprinkles

Gold Edible Glitter »

Red Decorating Icing »

To bake

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 crown 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.

To decorate

1. Knead and Roll Renshaw White icing and pin out on a clean surface, then  use crown cutter to cut out shapes and stick to biscuit using water.

2. Knead and Roll out Renshaw Red icing and make 10 Malteser sized balls, use a smoother to roll these into thin small sausages, then stick on biscuits using water.

3. Add Glitter Flakes or dragées  and silver and gold small balls to decorate.

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