Ice, Ice Baby: Festive iced biscuits

Festive iced biscuits

Simple and jolly, this collection has appeal for the whole family

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White gift-tag biscuits iced with Christmas messages and names of your nearest and dearest make great place settings on Christmas Day, too. 

To make the Christmas Tree

Colour icing: welly green and white

  1. Ice the trunk with donkey brown line icing.
  2. Use welly green line icing to add boughs – start at the top and work down to the base.
  3. Allow to dry.
  4. Use white runny icing to add ‘snow’ on the tipsof all the branches and sprinkle with silver glitter before it dries.
  5. Drop on tiny silver and gold baubles or any other decorations you want to add.

To make the Snowflake

Colour icing: white

  1. Pipe outline in white and leave to dry.
  2. Flood with runny white icing and, when dry, use more white line and glitter if you wish.

To make Rudolph 

Colour icing: red, white, donkey brown

  1. Outline head, body and legs in white.
  2. Allow to dry.
  3. Flood with white and allow to dry.
  4. Ice eye in black, antlers in fine donkey brown line and red nose.
  5. Add a bow if you wish, in any colour.


  • Tree
  • Snowflake
  • Reindeer

Biscuit Recipe

  • 350g plain flour
  • 100g self raising flour
  • 125g granulated sugar
  • 125 salted butter, diced
  • 125g golden syrup
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten


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