Scrumptious cookies to bake (and decorate!)

Recipe from: 7/27/2000 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 13
Servings 2


Serving Change
  • 150
    butter, melted
  • 3
    extra-large eggs
  • 200
  • 5
    vanilla essence
  • 500
    cake flour
  • 12
    baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 250
    castor sugar
  • icing sugar, sifted
  • soft butter or margarine
  • different food colourings


Preheat the oven to 180 ºC. Lightly spray a muffin tin with non-stick spray and line each hollow with a paper cup. Spray each paper cup with non-stick spray as well. Beat the butter, eggs, milk and vanilla essence until well blended. Sift the cake flour, baking powder, salt and castor sugar together. Sift into the butter mixture. Beat for one minute with an electric beater until well blended. Fill the paper cups three quarters of the way with the batter and bake for about 20-25 minutes until risen and done. Cool and decorate. DECORATION: Mix the icing sugar with soft butter, a little milk or water and enough colouring to make a bright icing. (Use enough butter so the icing will retain the colouring better.) Spoon the icing into small bowls and let the kids ice their own cookies. Makes about 10 cookies.

Read more on: bake  |  dairy

NEXT ON FOOD24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.