Beach babies

Recipe from: 12/1/2001 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 9
Servings 8
Time 45 minutes


  • 120
  • 55
    castor sugar
  • 185
    cake flour
  • assorted sweets, to decorate
  • Icing
  • 50
  • 125
    icing sugar
  • 10
  • food colouring of your choice


15 minutes
Beat butter until soft. Add castor sugar and beat until light. Mix in flour to form a firm dough.
Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface. Cut out shapes using a gingerbread-man biscuit cutter.
Lay the biscuits on greased baking trays. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes, or until beginning to turn golden. Remove from the oven and cool on wire racks.

Beat butter and add icing sugar. Beat until smooth. Add milk if the icing is too thick and beat well. Use the icing to stick sweets onto the bodies to make bikini and bathing-suit shapes.
Use a couple of drops of food colouring of your choice. Put icing into an icing gun or piping bag with a thin nozzle and pipe faces and hair on the biscuits.
Allow the icing to dry, then enjoy.


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