Vanilla Easter biscuits recipe

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makes: 20 - 30
Skill: easy
Prep: 30 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • Learn how to make these vanilla Easter biscuits in just a few simple steps.

    The kids are going to love making these delicious and simple vanilla Easter biscuits. They’re really easy to make and can be transformed into iconic Easter creatures in no time. A little candy floss will turn your biscuits into fluffy bunnies, some marshmallows will turn them into spring sheep and some orange writing icing will make cute Easter chicks. It’s the perfect activity for the whole family to do together over the Easter holidays and it’ll only take 40 mins to prepare and bake these biscuits. Leave plenty of time to decorate these vanilla biscuits – that’s the best bit! This recipe will make between 20-30 biscuits depending on the size and shapes you decide to cut. These Easter biscuits can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


    • For this Easter recipe you will need:
    • 100g butter
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 medium egg
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 225g plain flour
    • ¼ tsp baking powder
    • To decorate:
    • 100g each white, yellow, black and blue ready-coloured fondant icing
    • 100g natural marzipan
    • 3 tbsp apricot jam, melted
    • small amount thin coloured ribbon
    • orange and yellow writing icing
    • 50g white mini marshmallows


    Top tip for making Vanilla Easter biscuits

    We used Hope and Greenwood candyfloss to make cute fluffy bunny tails.

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