Christmas Baking: Brandy Snaps

Christmas Baking: Brandy Snaps

  It’s that time of year!  If you’re wanting to get some Christmas Day desserts sorted early, why not try making your brandy snaps at home?  They’re actually really easy and taste delicious! Brandy Snaps 55g butter ½ cup brown sugar 3 tbsp golden syrup ½ cup flour ½ tsp ground ginger Melt together butter, golden syrup and brown sugar in a pot over medium heat.  Set aside to cool for a couple of minutes.  Stir in flour and ground ginger until combined. Place teaspoonfuls on a tray lined with…

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Christmas Tree Cookies

Christmas Tree Cookies

Today I thought I’d put together a compilation of Christmas Tree cookies to inspire your decorating!  Here are my 10 favourites, I hope it gives you some ideas during the final countdown to Christmas!           —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Soft colours and a hint of gold!  From Night-core I love the triangle trees, and zig zag lines and alternating dots.  By Glorious Treats Lots of frosting!  You can do this with either royal icing and buttercream, with m&ms for decorationg.  Just use a small star tip for decorating.  By…

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Christmas Tree Brownies

Christmas Tree Brownies

  Double Chocolate Brownies – Adapted from Taste 90g unsalted butter 180g dark chocolate, chopped 2 Tbsp oil 1/4 cup cocoa powder, sifted 3/4 cup plain flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Line a round 20cm pan iwth baking paper Place butter, chocolate, cocoa and oil in a bowl and microwave until melted. Stir together until smooth and cool for 5 minutes. Using an electric mixer, beat sugar, eggs and vanilla on medium speed for 4 minutes…

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